Ministry of Labour
2nd Floor – 6475 Metral Drive, Nanaimo BC V9T 2L9

Phone: 1-833-236-3700   Text:  604-660-2421   Fax: 1-855-490-0476

Website: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/employment-standards-advice/employment-standards

Programs & Services:

  • The Employment Standards Branch Administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most work places
  • The law in B.C. sets standards for payment, compensation and working conditions in most workplaces. The standards promote open communication, fair treatment and work-life balance for employees.
  • For information related to non-union issues and problems in the workplace

ETHOS Career Management Group
Virtual Employment Services

202-155 Skinner Street, Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5E8

Toll Free:  1-877-223-8467  Phone:  250-741-8116  Fax:  250-741-8117

Website: https://www.ethoscmg.com/what-we-do

Hours:  Mon – Fri, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Programs & Services:

  • DigitalWORKS – Digital workplace skills for young adults
    • Toll Free: 1-877-714-0471 ext. 21     digitalworks@ethoscmg.com
  • QmunityWORKS – Supporting the LGBTQ2S+ and ally community in gaining secure employment
    • Toll Free: 1-877-714-0471    qmunityworks@ethoscmg.com
  • Island Ops – Employment services for persons with disabilities.
    • Toll Free: 1-877-714-0471    islandops@ethoscmg.com
  • RiseUp! – Pathways to employment for women with disabilities.
    • Toll Free: 1-877-714-0471    riseup@ethoscmg.com