Petrie recommendations on vocational rehabilitation and cost relief

The BC Federation of Labour (“Federation,” “BCFED”) appreciates the opportunity to provide our submission with respect to the proposed recommendations on vocational rehabilitation and cost relief from the compensation policy review by Paul Petrie: Restoring the Balance: A Worker-Centered Approach to Workers’ Compensation Policy (CPR).

The Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Board of Directors (BOD) accepted all 41 of the Petrie recommendations and directed the Policy, Regulation and Research Division (PRRD) to implement the recommendations into policy. The PRRD has conducted a consultation process with stakeholders on the recommendations regarding vocational rehabilitation and cost relief.

Read the full submission here.