Presumptive Mental Health Legislation for Work-Related PTSD a Big Victory for Workers – NL Employers Council Opposition Shameful

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) congratulates the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for announcing changes in legislation that would provide presumptive coverage to work-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  “This is an important victory for workers in our province who suffer PTSD as a result of work-related trauma. This legislation will mean expedited access to the support and treatment they need,” said NLFL President Mary Shortall. “The fact that this legislation is supported by such a diverse range of unions, associations, organizations, and mental health advocates speaks to its importance.”  You can read the full release here.

By |2018-12-06T12:55:09+00:00December 6th, 2018|