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Employer fact sheet: Duty to maintain employment

If you’re an employer in B.C. who regularly employs 20 or more workers, you have a duty to maintain employment of certain workers if they have an accepted WorkSafeBC claim for a work-related injury or illness. You must maintain employment of injured workers you’ve employed full time or part time for at least 12 continuous months before their date of injury.

This fact sheet details your responsibilities as an employer relating to the duty to maintain employment.

Publication Date: Dec 8, 2023 File type: PDF (65 KB) Asset type: Guide