BC nurses with COVID-19 should have ‘immediate coverage,’ says union

Valerie Leung | Richmond News | June 17, 2020

Nurses who test positive for COVID-19 could face lengthy delays when waiting for compensation through WorkSafeBC (WSBC), says the BC Nurses Union (BCNU).

According to the union, 136 nurses have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of June 8, which makes up just over 20 per cent of the cases among healthcare workers in the province.

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