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    :: Friday, March 31, 2006 ::

    Canada: Government Seeks to Extend Insurance for Construction Workers - Occupational Hazards
    Extending mandatory coverage to most construction workers would make it more difficult for individuals and employers to hide underground economic activities, such as hiring workers under the table. It would also bring a significant portion of workers in the construction sector under the protection of the workplace safety and insurance system, helping Ontario reach the goal of reducing workplace injuries by 20 percent by 2008.
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