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WorkSafeBC Inviting Feedback by June 28, 2013 on Proposed Policy Amendments

WorkSafeBC is inviting feedback on proposed policy amendments relating to three topics on the treatment of principals of limited companies. The first issue relates to the treatment of principals as workers. Current policy contains an exception to the general rule that principals of limited companies are considered workers under the Workers Compensation Act. This exception … Continue reading »

Homeowners are Employers Bound by Safety Regulations: If they’re not covered, are you?

Written by Susan Main Mike McKenna – executive director of the BC Construction Safety Alliance – gave the thumbs-up to a new app that lets employers and homeowners request clearance letters from WorkSafeBC via smart phone. “This new app is of real benefit from a construction safety perspective because it allows the purchasers of construction services – like general … Continue reading »

Stress now covered by BC workers’ comp

By: The Canadian Press NOVEMBER 4, 2011 2011-11-04 VICTORIA (The Canadian Press) Stressed-out employees in British Columbia will soon be eligible to receive expanded workers’ compensation benefits. Labour Minister Margaret MacDiarmid said Thursday the Liberal government is amending the Workers’ Compensation Act to broaden mental stress benefits for workers beyond the current ”acute reaction to … Continue reading »

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