Farm Workers' Rights

Farm workers are protected by laws that set minimum working conditions. This script discusses farm workers' rights. It covers public holidays, vacation pay, complaints about an employer, workers compensation, employment insurance, disability benefits, and sexual harassment and discrimination.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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last reviewed
January 2015 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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Chinese (simplified) (PDF)
Mandarin (audio/podcast)

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farm workers, rights at work, employment standards, holidays, vacation pay, complaint about an employer, workers compensation, employment insurance (EI), Canada Pension Plan disability benefit, sexual harassment, discrimination at work, Dial-A-Law, wcb, worksafebc
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