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Merits and Justice in Decision-making

Published on: July 03, 2019

On May 29, 2019, the Board of Directors approved amendments to policies in the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II, the Prevention Manual, and the Assessment Manual related to merits and justice in decision-making.

Extending coverage to Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Unpaid Work Experience Program

Published on: June 25, 2019

On April 10, 2019, the Board of Directors approved extending coverage under Section 3(7)(b) of the Worker Compensation Act to participants of the Unpaid Work Experience Program. This program was developed by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction to assist unemployed and underemployed British Columbians gain valuable work skills in a work environment.

2019–2021 Policy Workplans

Published on: May 08, 2019

At their April meeting, the Board of Directors approved the Policy, Regulation and Research Division’s 2019 – 2021 Policy Workplans. These workplans include policy priorities relating to compensation, occupational disease, assessments and occupational health and safety.

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