Employment Standards

The Employment Standards Branch (ESB) of the BC Ministry of Labour administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces.

For Frequently Asked Questions, Printable Forms and additional information related to employment standards visit:

ESB Frequently Asked Questions

ESB Forms & Information Sheets

Telephone Inquiries

To speak to an ESB agent directly call 1.800.663.3316, between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday.