An employee who reports for work must be paid for at least two hours, even if the employee works less than two hours.
If an employee who is scheduled for more than eight hours reports for work, he or she must be paid for at least four hours.
If work stops for a reason completely beyond the employer’s control, the employee must still be paid for two hours or the actual time worked, whichever is greater.
An employee who reports to work but is unfit for work only has to be paid for time actually worked.
An employee who is not in compliance with WCB health and safety regulations only has to be paid for the time actually worked.
Reprinted from http://www.labour.gov.bc.ca/esb/esaguide/#2Tags: employment law