Vancouver Sun | Gordon Hoekstra | Publishing date:Sep 25, 2021
B.C. Ombudsperson Jay Chalke conducted an investigation into errors made by WorkSafeBC in terminating monthly injury-benefit payments to a cabinetmaker who had lost the tips of some of the fingers on his left hand.
The B.C. government has rejected a call by the B.C. Ombudsperson to permit WorkSafeBC to voluntarily make payments to an injured worker for mistakes made by the provincial safety insurance agency.