Details of waived WorkSafeBC premiums on wages paid to furloughed workers of employers receiving CEWS subsidies.
What is this support?
WorkSafeBC is waiving premiums for employers who are approved to receive the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) for furloughed workers (employees on leave with full or partial pay).
- This change will be retroactive to the March 15th, 2020 start date and continue for the duration of the CEWS program
- Eligible employers will need to maintain documentation to identify workers that were furloughed as a result of this provincial health emergency