WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF... 1.) YOU WANTED THE DAY OFF? 2.) YOUR BOSS HASN’T PAID YOU IN A LONG TIME? 3.) YOUR BOSS SAID SHE/HE WON’T PAY YOU UNTIL YOU GIVE HER/HIM YOUR “SIN NUMBER”, BANKING INFORMATION AND/OR ADDRESS? 4.) YOUR BOSS GAVE YOU A WRITTEN WARNING ABOUT BAD BEHAVIOUR? 5.) YOU HAD TO WORK ON A SPECIAL HOLIDAY LIKE CHRISTMAS OR EASTER? 6.) YOU HAD A DISAGREEMENT WITH A CO-WORKER AND YOUR BOSS FIRED YOU?
IF YOU HAD A DISAGREEMENT WITH A CO-WORKER AND YOUR BOSS FIRED YOU
YOUR BOSS MUST PROVIDE YOU WITH A WRITTEN DOCUMENT STATING WHY YOU WERE FIRED
MAKE SURE YOU ARE PAID UP UNTIL YOU WERE FIRED
IF YOU ARE FIRED ON THE SPOT, YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO 2 WEEKS OF PAY (THIS COMPENSATES YOU FOR THE 2 WEEKS NOTICE)
FOR EACH OF THE ABOVE SCENARIOS THERE IS AN OFFICIAL EMPLOYMENT RULE. THESE RULES CAN BE FOUND AS PART OF THE BC EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT AT THE FOLLOWING LINK: http://www.labour.gov.bc.ca/esb/facshts/welcome.htm
IT IS WISE TO REVIEW THIS INFORMATION BEFORE STARTING ANY JOB
THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF HOURS COMPANIES ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE YOU WORK PER SHIFT IS 2 HOURS.
BANK ACCOUNT: YOU WILL NEED TO PRESENT TO THE BANK
A.) A LETTER FROM YOUR SCHOOL STATING THAT YOU ARE LIVING IN CANADA, B.) YOUR CANADIAN POSTAL ADDRESS C.) YOUR WORK PERMIT
PAY PERIODS There will be a 2-3 week delay between when you start and when you are paid. Usually companies have ‘pay periods’. For example, from May 1st to May 15th. That is one pay period. Once that pay period is over, the company sends the numbers to an accounting firm. They process payment ,and cheques for May 1st to May 15th are issued on May 21st. You may need to submit invoices and timesheets – Make sure you verify this on your first day of work.
SIN CARD Service Canada LocationsDowntown, Sinclair Centre, # 415-757 Hastings Street West, Vancouver, BCMount Pleasant Harry Stevens Business Building 125 10th Avenue East Vancouver, BCSurrey 7404 King George Boulevard Surrey, BCRichmond 350 - 5611 Cooney Road Richmond, BCCoquitlam #100-2963 Glen Drive Coquitlam, BCBurnaby 4279 Canada Way Burnaby, BC Take your address in Canada, work permit and passport