Employment & Assistance Appeal Tribunal of BC

Basis for Appeal

Subject to regulation, a person who is dissatisfied with the outcome of a request for a reconsideration made under section 17(1)(a) to (d) of the Employment and Assistance Act, section 16(1)(a) to (d) of the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act, or section 6(1) of the Child Care Subsidy Act may appeal the decision to the Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal (Tribunal).

If you have any doubts about whether the decision is appealable, complete a Notice of Appeal form and send it to the Tribunal. The Tribunal will determine if the decision is appealable and notify you of that decision.

Pursuant to section 81 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation, the following categories of supplements are not appealable to the Tribunal:

  • Reconsideration and appeal supplements under section 54 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation
  • Supplements related to employment plans under section 56 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation
  • Access to a program established or funded under the Employment and Assistance Act
  • Confirmed job supplement under section 56.1 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation
  • Supplements under section 77.4 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation
  • Supplements under section 77.5 of the Employment and Assistance Regulation
  • A matter awaiting a reconsideration decision or the decision of an appeal panel

Similar provisions exist in the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Regulation (section 73).