COVID-19 Safety Policy

As of January 7, 2022, the Provincial Health Officer has ordered a return to COVID-19 Safety Protocols. Accordingly, the Board will now be closed to the public and it has re-instituted its COVID-19 Safety Policy for Board staff.

All Board hearings, mediations, settlement conferences, and case management meetings will be conducted virtually. In-person representation votes mandated by the Labour Relations Code  (the Code) will be conducted electronically.

For more information about virtual proceedings, please see the following:

Statutory declarations

  • The Board continues to waive the requirement under the Rules that a party file a sworn statutory declaration in support of applications under the Code, including, but not limited to, applications under Section 99 and Section 141 of the Code
  • In lieu of a statutory declaration, parties may file an unsworn statement containing the same information and documents that would otherwise have been required in a sworn statutory declaration
  • The change is subject to the discretion of the Board or the panel assigned to require a sworn statutory declaration on a case by case basis.

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This page was last updated: 2022-01-11

Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for general purposes only and is not legal advice. This information is subject to the Labour Relations Code, the Labour Relations Board Rules, the Labour Relations Regulation and the published decisions of the Board

The Labour Relations Board acknowledges the traditional territories of the many diverse Indigenous Peoples in the geographic area we serve. With gratitude and respect, we acknowledge that the Board’s office is located on the traditional unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.