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Employer feedback plays a key role in our annual review of how we classify firms and industries and in ensuring that we continue to provide fair insurance rates.

Support for employers impacted by COVID-19

WorkSafeBC recognizes the challenges faced by employers during the COVID-19 pandemic and is making adjustments to support those who are impacted. These adjustments include:

Postponing release of 2021 preliminary rates: We are postponing the release of our 2021 preliminary rates – and the associated rate consultation sessions – from July until this fall. Learn more.

Deferring quarterly payments: We are deferring quarterly premium payments for an additional quarter. Employers who report payroll and make payments on a quarterly basis can defer their Q1 and Q2 payments without penalty until October 20, 2020. Learn more.

Waiving premiums for furloughed workers: We are also waiving premiums for employers who are approved to receive the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) for furloughed workers (employees on leave with full or partial pay). Learn more.

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