Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Helpful Employer Links

Helpful Links

Employment Standards

The Employment Standards Act sets out the minimum standards that apply in most workplaces in British Columbia. The Employment Standards Branch of the Ministry of Skills Development and Labour administers the Act. This link will help you on topics such as minimum wage, holiday pay, breaks, payroll, etc.

Human Rights Commission
The Canadian Human Rights Commission will provide you with rules and regulations so that your organization meets the Canadian Human Rights Guidelines.

Funding: Canada Summer Jobs
Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students.

Salary Rates and Labour Market Information

Determining salary for a new positions and new recruit can be very difficult. Here are some online resources you can use to ensure that you are offering a competitive salary to new employees:

Working in Canada
Work Futures
The Salary Calculator
The Salary Expert

Government Programs

Training new employees can be expensive and time consuming. There are a variety of supportive programs to assist job seekers to re-enter the job market. The Government of Canada and BC Provincial Government sponsor programs and services designed to help employers hire.

Human Resource Office for Employers
This a federal government site that includes information about subsidies, recruiting and employment standards. This site is designed to help small- to medium- sized businesses save time and money. It provides government and non-government information that is national to local in scope to help you manage your day-to-day human resources.

Corporate Sustainability Toolkit
This website includes information about innovation, science and economic development in Canada