Working in BC Quiz

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This quiz on the laws relating to working in British Columbia is part of the Working in BC Lesson Module in Law-Related ESL Lessons. The quiz is an opportunity for a learner to assess their understanding.

1 The Employment Standards Act protects you and your basic rights as a worker.

TRUE.
FALSE.

2 You must work 8 hours before you get a break.

TRUE.
FALSE.

3 There are eight public holidays in BC.

TRUE.
FALSE.

4 Generally, you get paid overtime if you work more than 30 hours a week.

TRUE.
FALSE.

5 If your employer asks you to come to work, you must be paid your regular wage for at least two hours.

TRUE.
FALSE.

6 There is no minimum wage in BC.

TRUE.
FALSE.

7 Choose one of the following words to complete the sentence. Use each word only once.

  • unpaid
  • job
  • working
  • permanent
Employees can quit a

at any time.
After

for the first 12 months, you are entitled to two weeks vacation.
You can get up to three days of

leave if a member of your immediate family dies.
If a layoff is

, the employer must usually pay you compensation.


Press the "Submit" button after answering the questions in order to see how you have done!