A Huge Step Backwards?

From a BC Federation of Labour press release "the plan proposes new legislation to take jurisdiction for worker’s health and safety in the oil and gas sector away from the WCB and transfer it to the Oil and Gas Commission (OGC)." According to information obtained in a leaked government e-mail, the new Act would ‘supercede the Workers’ Compensation Act.’" According to a Globe and Mail story "Federation president Jim Sinclair flourished a sheaf of leaked e-mails yesterday that he said shows that three outside law firms have been engaged to draft legislation to make the change by summer 2005."