Mission

Employers in British Columbia are interested in maintaining a viable and effective Workers’ Compensation system that endeavours to meet the needs of both the worker and employer in a safe and productive workplace. The Employers’ Forum functions as an advocate for employers and a vehicle through which the employer community communicates on Workers’ Compensation issues.

News

Next Meeting

Posted on November 15th, 2016

The next meeting of the Employers’ Forum takes place on Thursday, November 24th. There will be a panel discussion on Discriminatory Action complaints. If would like more information, or if you are not a member and would like to attend, please contact doug@employersforum.org for details.

Objectives

  • To provide opportunities for members to exchange information and opinions on workers’ compensation policies and issues;
  • To provide a vehicle through which the employer perspective on workers’ compensation policies and issues can be communicated to WorkSafeBC and its Board of Directors;
  • To act as a resource to the employer representative(s) of the Board of Directors in the research and analysis of current and proposed policies and initiatives;
  • To undertake or co-ordinating research as appropriate to facilitate effective development of employer positions on workers’ compensation issues;
  • To provide strong and effective representation for employers by facilitating the development of consensus positions on workers’ compensation issues among the membership and the employer community in general (i.e. responding to all Policy Discussion papers released by WorkSafeBC);
  • To providing WorkSafeBC with employer representatives for various advisory groups at WorkSafeBC (i.e. the Policy and Practice Consultation Committee, the Research Secretariat and others) and;
  • Meet with various government officials, where appropriate.