The Canadian Press

2015-06-08 | Manitoba PTSD Law

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The Manitoba government is expanding workers compensation coverage for post-traumatic stress disorder. Premier Greg Selinger says a bill now before the legislature is the broadest in Canada, because it applies to all workers, not just emergency responders. (The new system would start from the presumption that a worker suffering from PTSD got it on the job, as long as they are diagnosed by a medical professional.)

Date: 2015-06-08
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << anybody who's currently covered by the Workers Compensation Board will be eligible for PTSD treatment on the assumption that it's work-related and they'll be able to get more rapid access to counseling more rapid access to additional supports and compensation is required >>


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