Welcome to the Labour Relations
British Columbia web site
The BC Labour Relations Board is an independent,
administrative tribunal with the mandate to mediate and adjudicate
employment and labour relations matters related to unionized
The Labour Relations Code (the "Code")
governs all aspects of collective bargaining amongst the
provincially-regulated employers and employees. This includes the
acquisition of collective bargaining rights, the process of
collective bargaining, the settlement and regulation of disputes in
both the public and private sectors, and the regulation of the
representation of persons by their bargaining agents.
Applications, submissions or other documents
received by the Board after 4:00 p.m. will be treated as if received
at 8:00 a.m. the next business day, unless special arrangements have
been made in advance with the Registrar, Deputy Registrar or Case
The Labour Relations Board accepts applications (filled in application form attached to an
e-mail) or submissions via e-mail. Place the appropriate word "Application"
or "Submission" in the
subject line of the e-mail, along with any relevant case numbers (if
known for submissions) so it can easily be identified. Once
the e-mail is received at the Labour Relations Board an auto-reply will
automatically be sent back to the user acknowledging receipt of the
correspondence. If you don't receive the auto-reply acknowledgement within
a few minutes you must follow up with a phone call to the
Labour Relations Board Receptionist at 604 660-1300. Explain the
situation and you will be connected with the Registry Mail Clerk for
follow up. Correspondence will be
accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video of general services provided by the Labour
Video of services provided by the Mediation
Division of the Labour
The Labour Relations Board is very pleased to
announce that Jacquie de Aguayo has been appointed to a 4 year term
as Vice-Chair at the Board.
Jacquie will be starting with the Board on April 22nd.
graduated from the University of Toronto Law School in 1996.
Prior to her most recent position, Jacquie had 15 years
experience as a labour law practitioner federally, in Ontario, and
here in British Columbia.
Since 2011, she has been the Assistant Secretary-Business
Manager and Director of Legal Services for the Hospital Employees’
Union. In that
position she has had leadership responsibilities in respect to
management of the Union, collective bargaining, and the provision of
She brings a wealth of labour relations experience and talent
to her appointment to the Board.
We welcome and very much look forward to working
with Jacquie at the Board.
Us' link sets out various ways to contact the Labour Relations
Us" link provides general administrative information of the
Labour Relations Board.