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Changes to clothing allowances

Published on: June 27, 2017

On May 25, 2017, the Board of Directors approved changes to Item C10-82.00, Clothing Allowances of the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II.

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.