Trevor Hughes

Deputy Minister
British Columbia Ministry of Labour

​Trevor was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Labour on July 18, 2017 after serving as an Assistant Deputy Minister of Labour for 9 years. Prior to joining the provincial government in October of 2008, Trevor was with the Health Employers Association of B.C. for 16 years.

The Ministry of Labour is responsible for employment related statutes and regulations, including the Workers Compensation Act, the Labour Relations Code, the Employment Standards Act, and the Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act. Trevor is the senior official responsible for the provincial Workers’ Compensation Board (WorkSafeBC). He is responsible for government’s relationship with the chair of the B.C. Labour Relations Board and the Employment Standards Tribunal, and the chair of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal.

Trevor is government’s representative on the Board of Directors of The Community Against Preventable Injuries (“”), a group of organizations working together to reduce the number and severity of preventable injuries in B.C.

Speaking Sessions

Trevor Hughes will be speaking at Make It Safe 2020 at the following times.

British Columbia Deputy Minister of Labour Trevor Hughes joins Make It Safe Friday morning to open Day 2 of the conference.​Tune into the Stage to hear Mr. Hughes' remarks and a brief introduction to the day's events. 


Lisa McGuire
Trevor Hughes
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