Understanding & Applying British Columbia Employment Legislation


The purpose of this program is to provide a high-level overview of what employers need to be aware of as it relates to the four key pieces of employment legislation in British Columbia, how to apply these requirements in your workplace, and how to ensure compliance.

Intended Audience

Employers, Managers, Supervisors, HR Professionals


Approx. 1 hr 

  • History and Framework of British Columbia Employment Legislation
    • A History of Employment Legislation in British Columbia
    • Legislative Framework in British Columbia
  • Equality – Employment Standards Legislation
    • Employment Standards Act, 1996
    • Workers Compensation Act, 2019
    • Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, BC Reg 296/97
  • Equal Opportunity – Human Rights Legislation
    • British Columbia Human Rights Code, 1996
  • Understand the purpose of the key pieces of legislation that apply to employment in British Columbia
  • Understand the high-level compliance requirements under each piece of legislation
  • Understand how to apply these requirements in your workplace in order to ensure compliance

Upon completion of the program and passing a final, multiple-choice exam, learners will be provided with a certificate of completion that can be downloaded and printed for their records.