BC Labour Code

November 06, 2024 at
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM PST
Maritime Labour Centre 111 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC V5L 4C4

IN PERSON at the Maritime Labour Centre
9.30am to 4.00pm

This course is designed for union staff reps, officers and senior stewards who need to understand the BC Labour Code and its application. It will provide and overview of important sections of the code and regulations, interpretations, and rulings that you need to know to be strategic and effective.

NOTE: Most workplaces in BC are provincially regulated for the purposes of labour relations and subject to the BC Labour Relations Code. Provincially regulated sectors/industries include health, education, construction, retail, film, etc. This class would apply to workers and union representatives in those sectors/industries. Check with your workplace to ensure if this class would apply to you.

Facilitators: Jonathan Hanvelt, Labour Relations Board of BC and Jeremy Bryant, Banister & Company
Jonathan Hanvelt is a vice chair with the Labour Relations Board of BC. Previously, he spent 14 years working for a union-side labour firm in Vancouver, during which time he appeared before the Labour Relations Board on numerous occasions and regularly facilitated legal education courses for the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), Lancaster House and the VDLC.

Jeremy Bryant is a union side labour lawyer and has been practicing with Banister & Company since 2017. He has represented a diverse range of union clients and individuals at labour arbitrations, the BC Labour Relations Board, Canada Industrial Relations Board, Human Rights Tribunal, Employment Standards Branch, WorkSafe BC Review Division and Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal. Jeremy enjoys teaching Labour Law and, in addition to facilitating for the VDLC, has taught courses for the Canadian Labour Congress’ Winter School and Lancaster House. Before attending law school, Jeremy served as Provincial First Vice President of the BC Ferry & Marine Workers’ Union.