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CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS

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Working In BC:
Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities
6th Edition
http://www.publiclegaled.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Woring-in-BC-3-
2012.pdf

Glossary: (Pages 2 & 21)


a. Averaging Agreement:
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b. Collective Agreement:
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c. Gross Pay:
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d. Double Time:
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e. Net Pay:
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f. Time and a half:


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g. Under the Table:


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h. Variance:
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1. What is the Employment Standards Act?


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2. What is the role of the Employment Standards Branch?


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3. What is the phone number and website of the ESB?


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4. List the people who are not covered by the ESB.


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5. Who are covered by the Collective Agreements?


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6. What Government issued document must you have in order to be hired in BC?
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7. How old must you be to work in BC?


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8. Define minimum wage.


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9. What is minimum wage in BC?


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10. Define Minimum Daily pay


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11. Besides shifts worked, what duties must an employer pay you for?
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12. What should be included on your pay check?


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13. What can an employer deduct from your wages?


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14. Define Special Clothing (p.21). Who pays for the upkeep of this?
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15. Define Dress Code. Who pays for the upkeep of this?
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16. Describe what work breaks you are entitled to.


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17. What is a split shift?


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18. When must you be paid overtime?


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19. When must you be paid double time?


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20. How is weekly overtime calculated?


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21. Do employers have to pay you if you are sick and cannot work?
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22. What vacation time are you entitled to?


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23. What is vacation pay?


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24. How many statutory holidays are there in BC?


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25. How can you be eligible for stat holiday pay?


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27. How does the ESA protect you if you take an unpaid leave?
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28. Name 6 unpaid leaves which are covered by the ESA

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29. What should you do if you feel your working conditions are unsafe?
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30. What does the Human Rights Code state about discrimination in the
workplace? What are the protected grounds?
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31. What is a layoff and when does it become a termination?


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32. Does an employer need to provide a reason to fire you?


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33. What are you entitled to if you are terminated without notice?
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34. What is a T4?


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35. What are the disadvantages of working under the table?


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36. What steps should you take if you have a problem at work?
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37. What is the purpose of the Employment Standards Self-help Kit?


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