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The application of Section 10 cited by Iñaki Viggers was challenged in a 2009 case where an employment agency was charging a fee Pilipino people seeking employment as nannies in Canada: $1000 on application, $1500 on offer of employment and further $1500 after start of the employment. The Employment Standards authority found: The Agency has misused the ...


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Can a prospective employer require you to pay to take a test as part of an interview? That is unlawful. Section 10 of the BC Employment Standards Act prohibits a person to "request, charge or receive, directly or indirectly, from a person seeking employment a payment for (a) employing or obtaining employment for the person seeking employment". See also ...


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BC law requires tenancy agreements to state the tenancy period, which your landlord set as August 4th 2019 until May 31th 2020. There are exceptional circumstances allowing early termination of an agreement, the only relevant one being that both parties agree in writing (I assume you are not fleeing family violence and don't require long-term care). If you ...


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