WCB, workplace safety rules get major overhaul in new Alberta billRDCA-Admin
Workers would be given the right to refuse unsafe work without facing reprisals — such as loss of pay or termination — under a new bill that proposes a major overhaul to workers compensation and workplace safety rules.
Bill 30, An Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans, was introduced Monday in the Alberta legislature.
- WCB review panel calls for overhaul of injury compensation system to make it more worker-centred
- Government creates three-person panel to review WCB
The proposed changes adjust a system some argue has been tipped in favour of employers for too long. Read more.