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BC Employment Standards Regulation amended
March 14, 2005

The British Columbia Employment Standards Regulation, B.C. Reg. 396/95 (Oil and Gas Field Workers) has been amended effective February 11, 2005.

New sections were added to the Regulation which require employers of oil and gas field workers to pay wages and bonuses within a prescribed time after they are earned. In addition, a section providing for overtime wages for oil and gas field workers was added.

B.C. Reg. 29/2005, February 11, 2005