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Amendment to footwear regulations

Published on: April 19, 2017

On April 7, 2017 the government of B.C., by order in council, amended the footwear regulation under the Workers Compensation Act.

Changes to the assessable payroll policies in the Assessment Manual

Published on: December 15, 2016

On December 14, 2016, the Board of Directors approved changes to the assessable payroll policies in the Assessment Manual. The changes clarify and consolidate the assessable payroll policies. They also allow the Assessment Department to assess just the payments for work done to certain kinds of firms, which benefits some employers.

Consultation on clothing allowances

Published on: June 10, 2016

The Policy, Regulation and Research Division has prepared a discussion paper on clothing allowances for stakeholder review and comment.