Employment Standards for Foreign Workers

Describes what the law says about the rights of foreign workers. Topics include payment of wages, no charge for hiring, deductions from wages, termination of employment, and filing an Employment Standards complaint.

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BC Employment Standards Branch
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employment standards, foreign worker, temporary foreign workers, TFW
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