TAPS Employment Standards Legal Advocacy Project provides free face-to-face advocacy representation services for non-unionised employees. TAPS Advocates are available to assist employees in resolving disputes with their employers that are captured under the BC Employment Standards Act. If you are in need of our services you can schedule an appointment during regular office hours by phone or in person.
TAPS Employment Standards Legal Advocacy Project assists employees in the following ways:
- Communicate with an employer on your behalf
- Assist you in completing the Employment Standards "Self-Help Kit"
- Provide advocacy representation services in Employment Standards complaints, mediations, and determination hearings
- Provide advocacy representation services in hearings before the BC Employment Standards Tribunal
Here is a short list of some of the areas where we provide assistance to workers: overtime pay, termination pay or notice of termination, minimum wage, employee or sub-contractor, vacation pay, unlawful deductions, stat pay, split shifts, unsafe work, uniform charges.
If you need assistance with your employer please contact TAPS immediately and ask to speak to an employment standards advocate.