The Canadian Union of Public Employees wants the provincial government to get moving on enacting a bill to provide more support for workers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
CUPE local president Leonard Crawford would like to see legislation in place by the end of the spring session.
He says many people are hurting and it’s time they received more help.
Bill 102 was introduced by PC MLA Jamie Fox last fall which passed and received Royal assent in December.
Tye amend the Workers Compensation Act was not proclaimed by the provincial cabinet, however.
Liberals have began debate on their own legislation to replace the bill that was already passed.
CUPE, the PEI Nurses Union and PEI Federation of Labour want the original Bill 102 to made law.
Workforce Minister Sonny Gallant says the bill needs to be taken further and that’s the reason for Bill 2 being introduced.