Bill 29 compensation update: Arbitrator Vince Ready ruled on loss of health and welfare benefits

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Arbitrator Vince Ready has ruled that health care workers displaced by Bill 29 but who, at some point, obtained a position in the health sector with an employer that is a member of the Health Employers Association of B.C. (HEABC), may not claim loss of health and welfare benefits under Section D of the claims form.

As per Ready’s ruling, claims forms have been adjusted as required.

You can read Ready’s September 15, 2008 decision here.