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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.

2016 Consultation re: Joint Committees Changes

Published on: April 08, 2016

The Board of Directors approved consultation regarding the proposed changes to the OHSR resulting from Bill 35 and the Coroner’s Recommendations. Note: This consultation has now closed, please see the above discussion paper for more information.

2016–2018 Policy Priorities Workplan

Published on: February 17, 2016

The Policy, Regulation and Research Division has prepared a draft Policy Priorities Workplan for stakeholder review and comment.

Partners in Injury and Disability Prevention Program

Published on: February 12, 2016

On January 26, 2016, the Board of Directors approved proceeding with full stakeholder consultation on the development of an improved Partners Program. They also approved setting interim policies to be effective while consultation is underway. Note: This consultation has now closed, please see the above discussion paper for more information.