Saskatchewan WCB extends COVID-19 cost relief for employers

The WCB is further extending cost relief to June 30, 2022 for employers to cover costs for accepted work-related COVID-19 claims. Extended support for workers and employers due to the Omicron variant.
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WSIB welcomes new Chair and President

Today the Government of Ontario nominated Grant B. Walsh as the next Chair of our Board of Directors, and Jeffery A. Lang as the next President and CEO of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). We expect them to be in their new roles in early February.
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WorkSafeNB seeks public’s input on regulatory review

WorkSafeNB is seeking stakeholder feedback to understand the economic and business impacts of proposed amendments to General Regulation 91-191 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
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WorkPlaceNL: Advisory: Safety training certificates extended to January 31

St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL is extending the expiry date to January 31, 2022 for safety training certificates issued for Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry, Mine Rescue, and Traffic Control Person Level II. Given the new COVID-19 Alert Level 4, in-class training courses may not be
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WorkPlaceNL: Update On The Statutory Review Of The Newfoundland And Labrador’s Workers Compensation System

The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister Responsible for WorkplaceNL, today provided an update on the status of the 2019 Statutory Review of the Workers’ Compensation System.
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Minister Davis Announces Reappointment of Chief Executive Officer at WorkplaceNL

Today, the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister Responsible for WorkplaceNL, announced that Dennis Hogan has been reappointed as Chief Executive Officer of WorkplaceNL. Biographical information is provided in the backgrounder below.
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WCB PEI: Experience Rating Program Changes

Changes will soon come into effect for the Workers Compensation Board’s Experience Rating Program. The Experience Rating Program offers a financial incentive to employers to invest in safety and work disability prevention programs by adjusting assessment rates based on their claims co
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WCB Saskatchewan’s 2020-21 COVID-19 cost relief to conclude at year end

The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) discontinues COVID-19 cost relief, effective Jan. 1, 2022.  The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) provided COVID-19 cost relief for employers with accepted COVID-19 claims in 2020 and 2021. This cost relief will conclude
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WCB Saskatchewan approves 2022 premium rates

2022 rate marks the first increase to the average premium rate in 18 years The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) has approved the 2022 average employer premium rate of $1.23 per hundred dollars of payroll. This is the first increase to the average premium rate since 2004.
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WCB Nova Scotia implements mandatory vaccination policy (Dec. 3/21)

As one of the province’s biggest champions for workplace safety, WCB Nova Scotia implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for its employees effective November 30, 2021, as an important measure to protect each other and all Nova Scotians from COVID-19.
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