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Workers Compensation Act - Firefighters' Occupational Disease Regulation - November 8, 2022 Compensation Act - Firefighters' Occupational Disease Regulation - November 8, 2022<div class="ExternalClassAFAE27E356F346E38C87836161F4629E"><p><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">​</span><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">On</span><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;"> November 8, 2022, the BC Government </span><a href="" style="text-align:justify;"><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">announced</span></a><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;"> that the Province is amending the Firefighters' Occupational Disease Regulation under the </span><em style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Workers Compensation Act</em><span style="text-align:justify;font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;"> by adding the following two cancers to the list of work-related cancers:</span></p><ul><li><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Pancreatic</span></li><li><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">Thyroid</span><br></li></ul><p><br></p></div>,,
Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No.2), 2022 - Bill 41 Compensation Amendment Act (No.2), 2022 - Bill 41<div class="ExternalClass1CC626073D34404AAD846DBB58ED7AA0"><p><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">On October 31, 2022, the BC Government introduced Bill 41, Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No.2) (Bill 41) which receved first reading at the Legislative Assembly. The proposed amendments come as a result of a 2019 Minstry of Labour review of the workers' compensation system which provided recommendations for system and structural changes.</span><br><br></p></div>,,
BC Employment Standards Regulation & Youth Workers Employment Standards Regulation & Youth Workers<div class="ExternalClass0D6BA4918953450584A042595980A296"><p><span style="font-family:calibri;font-size:14.6667px;">In the spring of 2022, the BC Government conducted its public engagement process regarding hazardous work protections for youth with the purpose to gather input to inform the development of a regulation that would define which types of work are too hazardous for young people under the age of 19. On October 11, 2022, the BC Government issued this news release announcing that effective January 1, 2023, the BC Employment Standards Regulation will be amended to prescribe minimum ages of 16 to 18 for certain types of work that is too hazardous for young workers.</span><br></p></div>,, BC Employment Standards Regulation & Youth Workers

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