For caregivers: If you have a problem at work

Myth or fact?

Caregivers can have their immigration status revoked if they bring a complaint against their employer.
  • Myth
  • Fact

As a caregiver, you have legal rights to fair working conditions and treatment under the law. Learn the steps to deal with any problems that come up at work.

What you should know

Work out the problem

Common questions

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2020
  • Time to read: 10 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Amanda Aziz, Migrant Workers Centre

Amanda Aziz

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