Briefs and Submissions

Submission to the WCB regarding proposed amendments to Chapter 9, Average Earnings Policy

The BC Federation of Labour appreciates the opportunity to provide our recommendations with respect to the proposed amendments for Chapter 9, Average Earnings Policy Review and proposed amendments. The Federation represents more than 500,000 members of our affiliated unions, from more than 1,100... more

Connecting BC: A Ten-Year Vision and Investment Plan for Public Transit throughout BC

February 15, 2024
Imagine: Public transit that gets you where you need to go — quickly, easily, reliably... and affordably. No matter where in BC you live.

Submission to the WCB on Part 3, General Risk Management

February 13, 2024
The BC Federation of Labour (“BCFED,” “Federation”) appreciates the opportunity to provide our recommendations with respect to the proposed amendments for Part 3 Rights and Responsibilities, General Risk Management, Section 3.01. The Federation represents more than 500,000 members of our affiliated... more

Submission to the WCB on Part 5, Occupational exposure limits

The BC Federation of Labour (“Federation,” “BCFED”) appreciates the opportunity to provide our recommendations with respect to the proposed amendments for Part 5, Occupational exposure limits. The BCFED is pleased to have the opportunity to participate in the consultation on proposed occupational... more

Our Collective Truths Light the Way Forward: A report on the 2023 BCFED Anti-racism engagements

January 22, 2024
To the participants who gifted their wisdom to this process, we thank you. Your stories of hardship, grief, trauma and of joy and connection fuelled these sessions and helped light the path forward for the labour movement and for our provincial government simultaneously.Without your participation... more

Submission to the WCB on Part 5, Emergency planning; Part 20, Washroom facilities; and Part 14, Tower cranes and notice of project

The BC Federation of Labour (“Federation,” “BCFED”) appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission on the proposed amendments to Part 5, Emergency planning, Part 20, Washroom facilities; and Part 14, Tower cranes and notice of project. This submission was prepared in consultation with our... more

Submission to the WCB re Draft 2024-2026 Regulatory Workplan

A pdf of the complete submission can be found here.

Submission to the WCB on Section 151, Time limits for filing a mental disorder claim

A pdf of the complete submission can be found here.The BC Federation of Labour (“BCFED,” “Federation”) is pleased to participate in the consultation on Section 151 -Time Limits for filing a mental disorder claim.

Submission to the WCB regarding proposed amendments to Part 4, General conditions, Sections 4.24 to 4.31.2, Harassment and Violence

November 21, 2023 | Health, Safety, and Compensation
A pdf of the complete submission can be found here.AuthorityThe BC Federation of Labour (“Federation,” “BCFED”) appreciates the opportunity to provide a submission on the proposed amendments to Part 4, General conditions, Sections 4.24 to 4.31.2 Harassment and Violence.This submission was prepared... more