As of September 15, 2015, the minimum wage payable in British Columbia is $10.45 per hour pursuant to the Employment Standards Regulation 396/95.
The statutory amendment also provides for a number of other increases including:
- The minimum hourly wage rate for liquor servers is now $9.20
- The minimum daily wage rate for live-in home support workers is now $104.50 and for live-in camp leaders $83.60
- Resident caretakers are now entitled to receive $627.00 monthly plus $25.13 per suite for apartment buildings containing 9 to 60 residential suites, and $2,135.71 monthly for apartment buildings containing 61 or more residential suites.
The amendment also provides increases to the piece work minimums for farm workers.
A copy of the Order in Council is available here.
Questions relating to the content of this article may be directed to Lindsie Thomson.