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Compensation Practice Directive: #C9-12 — Long Term Average Earnings: Section 33.4 - Exceptional Circumstances

The purpose of this practice directive (“PD”) is to provide guidance to WorkSafeBC officers on the interpretation and application of section 33.4 of the Workers Compensation Act (“Act”) and Policy item #67.60, Exceptional Circumstances, in the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual (“RSCM”), Volume II. This PD will describe some of the situations in which it may be more appropriate to establish the worker’s long-term average earnings using this exception, rather than on the general rule in section 33.1.

Effective Date: May 1, 2008 File type: PDF (177 KB) Asset type: Practice Directive Practice Directive Number: C9-12