Home renovation rebates are doubled!
WorkSafeBC announced today that the preliminary average base rate for 2021 will remain unchanged at 1.55 percent of employers’ assessable payroll. This will be the fourth year in a row that the average base rate has remained at this level, consistent with WorkSafeBC’s goal of keeping rates stable.
The Council of Construction Associations has released a video highlighting the importance of wearing hard hats onsite while showing that religious beliefs can still be accommodated among Sikhs who wish to wear a turban.
Labour Minister Harry Bains introduced legislation this week that would raise the maximum salary on which compensation claims are based to $100,000, from the current $87,100.
WorkSafeBC will be holding a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. Because of the restrictions on public gatherings put in place by the provincial health officer during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will hold the public hearing virtually.