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Adding diseases caused by communicable viral pathogens,
including COVID-19, to Schedule 1 of the Workers Compensation Act

The Policy, Regulation and Research Division is releasing a discussion paper on diseases caused by communicable viral pathogens, including COVID-19, to Schedule 1.

Stakeholders are invited to review the discussion paper and options under consideration and to provide feedback.

The deadline for comments is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2020.

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1. Please indicate the option you support, as set out in the discussion paper:
Option 1:
Status quo
Option 2:
Amend Schedule 1
Please provide any general feedback on the discussion paper and your reason for supporting your preferred option:
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