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Yukon

If you worked with asbestos only in the Yukon you are required to apply for WCB benefits. Applicable legislation follows:

Workers' Compensation Act, SY 2008, c 12

51(1) If a worker suffers a work-related injury the worker, the worker’s legal personal representative or the dependents of a deceased worker have a cause of action in respect of the work-related injury, the board is deemed to be an assignee of the cause of action and the board is vested with all the rights to any cause of action arising out of the work-related injury.