New to the website: Your rights at work

August 24, 2018

“I’d been in the same position for three years, and was ready for a step up. I applied for a supervisor position. My employer told me that more responsibility would be ‘too much for a woman to handle.’ I was shocked. It made me realize discrimination is still a real problem in some workplaces.”

– Jasmine, Richmond, BC

Do you feel respected in your job? Are there issues at your workplace that make you uncomfortable? All workers in BC have certain legal rights that protect them at work. On the flip side, they also have certain responsibilities towards their employer. 

We've published five new pages on your rights at work:

Thanks to Vancouver lawyers Robyn TraskMary Thibodeau, and Leanne Walsh for reviewing these pages for legal accuracy. 

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