Farm groups want to be included in discussions on workers compensation
The NDP government is being told to include the agriculture community as they look to include farm and ranch workers under Alberta occupational health and safety rules. The farm groups have heard that some new rules will be developed by 2017, but it is believed the government wants to move more quickly The agriculture groups include the Alberta barley, canola, pulse and wheat commissions. Alberta is the only province that excludes farm employees from workers compensation coverage and employment...