Common QuestionsMy employer isn’t paying my wages
BC law requires that employers must pay an employee's wages at least twice a month. There are options available if your employer isn't paying your wages.
Good starting points include:
- Paying Wages Factsheet, from the provincial government, explains the rights employees have to get paid for their work.
- Complaint Resolution and the BC Employment Standards Act Fact Sheet, from the provincial government, outlines the process for filing a complaint under the BC Employment Standards Act.
- LSLAP Manual: Employment Law, from the UBC Law Students Legal Advice Program, has more detailed information about what you can do. Look under the section "Remedies."
See our related common questions:
- I’ve been dismissed (fired) without just cause
- My employer declared bankruptcy. What about my pay cheque?
- See all common questions about employment
Last reviewed January 2015
- employment standards, payment of wages