WCB, workplace safety rules get major overhaul in new Alberta bill

WCB, workplace safety rules get major overhaul in new Alberta bill

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.

The proposed changes adjust a system some argue has been tipped in favour of employers for too long.  Read more.