Other organizations

The Labour Relations Board works with employers, employees, and unions on matters related to employment and labour relations in unionized workplaces. Learn more about the Labour Relations Board.

Workplace disputes

If your workplace is unionized, or if you are in the process of becoming unionized, contact your union for help with a workplace dispute. If your workplace is not unionized, contact the Employment Standards Branch.

Health, safety, and bullying

If your concern involves workplace health and safety or bullying or harrassment, contact WorkSafeBC.

Human rights

If your concern involves discrimination covered by the Human Rights Code, talk to your union, or review the information on arbitrary, discriminatory, and bad faith union representation, or contact the Human Rights Commission or the Human Rights Tribunal.

Other labour jurisdictions

Certain workplaces fall under the jurisdiction of the Canada Industrial Relations Board. These include:

  •     Broadcasting
  •     Banking
  •     Postal services
  •     Airports and air transportation
  •     Shipping and navigation
  •     Interprovincial or international transportation by road, railway, ferry or pipeline
  •     Telecommunications
  •     Grain handling
  •     Uranium mining and processing

The Canadian Industrial Relations Board also has jurisdiction over:

  •     Most public and private sector activities in the Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories
  •     Some First Nations undertakings
  •     Federal Crown corporations (including, among others, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and the national museums)

If you fall within one of those areas, contact the Canada Industrial Relations Board.


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This page was last updated: 2021-04-06

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.