Labour & Employment Resources

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BC Employment Standards

This law in B.C. sets the standards for payment, compensation and working conditions.  Visit BC Employment Standards for information about hours of work and overtime, statutory holidays, laying off employees and more.

Canada Federal Labour Standards

Learn about the  Canada Labour Code, including important topics such as hours of work, vacation and holidays, leaves, wages and more.

Employment and Social Development Canada

Learn about  Funding Opportunities including grants and contributions, public pensions, disability programs, housing benefits and family benefits.

Vancouver Island University

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Hire a student through the VIU Internship Program! Located in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island university offers top talent in multiple disciplines to meet your workforce requirements. 

WorkBC Centre

WorkBC helps people find jobs, explore career options and improve their skills. They offer free job postings to employers, help fill jobs and provide information on wage and training subsidies. Visit  WorkBCCentre Nanaimo  Nanaimo office at 101 – 155 Skinner Street, email  

Last updated: February 23, 2024

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