Court of Appeal finds Employment Standards Act a comprehensive scheme (case digest)

In Macaraeg v. E Care Contact Lens Centers Ltd., 2008 BCCA 182, the court reverses the lower court decision and finds that the ESA provides a complete and effective administrative structure for the granting and enforcement of employee rights. The plaintiff is not entitled to enforce her statutory rights to overtime pay in a civil action.  

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