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New legislation aims to help traumatized first responders

Oct. 31, 2012, Edmonton - Debate on new legislation aimed at providing help for traumatized first responders focused Tuesday on who gets to benefit from it. Bill 1, The Workers Compensation Amendment Act, would give first responders compensation for presumptive Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) "without shouldering the burden of proof." The Edmonton Sun reports.

October 31, 2012
By The Edmonton Sun

Oct. 31, 2012, Edmonton – Debate on new legislation aimed at providing
help for traumatized
first responders focused Tuesday on who gets to benefit from it. Bill 1,
The Workers Compensation Amendment Act, would give first
responders compensation for presumptive Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
(PTSD) "without shouldering the burden of proof." The Edmonton Sun
reports. | READ MORE


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