Effective date: January 1, 2012
Application: All workers eligible under Section 79 for the clothing allowance on and after the effective date.
Policy subject: Allowance and expenses
To establish guidelines for providing clothing allowances.
For example, the worker begins wearing the device August 13, 2010. The worker is paid from August 13 to 31, 2010 (18/31 x monthly clothing allowance). Thereafter, the worker is paid monthly until the device is no longer required.
For example, the worker begins wearing the device August 13, 2011. The worker is paid from August 13, 2011 to December 31, 2011 ([18/31 x monthly clothing allowance] + [4 months of clothing allowance]). In January 2012, and in January of each year thereafter, the worker receives an annual clothing allowance payment covering a period of 12 months.
01 January 2014. References updated in accordance with the Worker’s Compensation Act. 2013
PRO 19/2010 Allowance – Clothing
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