Employment & Assistance Appeal Tribunal of BC

Guidelines for Members

The following are the Guidelines for Members of the Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal as established by the Tribunal Chair. These Guidelines provide information and guidance to members on various topics that arise during the appeal process.

The Guidelines may be amended from time to time and as required by the Tribunal Chair.

Communicating and Protecting Personal and Confidential Information

Seating Configuration

Introduction by Panel Chair

Late Submissions – Written Hearing

Considering an Adjournment Request

Additional Evidence

Adjournments to Consider Additional Evidence

Seven Hallmarks of Decision Quality

Dissenting Opinions

Express Consent - Signing Decisions on Behalf of Other Members

Ministry Determination Appellant not Entitled to Reconsideration

Electronic Signature