The Collective for a Poverty-Free Quebec and the Common Front of People on Social Assistance in Quebec want to know why the Quebec government has chosen to abandon people on social assistance. They were badly affected by the COVID-19 crisis and it is incomprehensible that the government refuses to grant them emergency aid.Read more +
Due to the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and the risk of transmission of this virus, the CNESST has decided to cancel all scheduled expert opinions from designated health professionals, as well as pulmonologists for an evaluation medical relating to occupational pulmonary diseases, until Friday, April 3, 2020 inclusive.
The Medical Assessment Office also canceled scheduled appointments this week.
We encourage you to cancel your requests for expertise to avoid displacement of workers.
Message sent on March 17, 2020.
The Minister of Labor, Jean Boulet, is preparing to dust off the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases. He will present his reform next March, a much more flexible formula from the list of diseases recognized by the Standards, Equity, Health and Safety Commission (CNESST).Read more +