New chairman, representatives appointed to Workplacenl board
The provincial government has appointed a new chair and five new representatives to the Workplacenl board of directors.
The appointments were made through the merit-based appointment process established by the Independent Appointments Commission (IAC) Act and are effective immediately, the province said in a news release.
The appointments include chairman John Peddle, worker representative Jerry Vink, employer representatives Victoria Belbin and David Loveys, public representative Pat Whalen and injured workers representative Paula Corcoran-jacobs.
Greg Pretty has been reappointed as the worker representative as recommended by the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) and Greg Viscount has been reappointed as the employer representative as recommended by the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’ Council (NLEC). The NLFL and NLEC appointments are not part of the IAC process.