We have been advised that the WCB of Alberta has decided to relieve all Covid-19 claims costs from employers’ firm experience and placing those costs in the industry at large. As such, the costs of Covid-19 claims will have no impact upon an individual employer’s WCB assessment rate setting.
A Statistics Canada sign is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – Women are more likely than men to face a risk of their jobs being affected by automation, a Statistics Canada study says. “The COVID-19 pandemic may accelerate the implementation of new technology, as firms might look […]
The article below has been released by the Sask WCB. It contains some very good information regarding the real risks of asbestos exposure. Asbestos exposure is the leading cause of work-related deaths in Saskatchewan WorkSafe Saskatchewan is urging contractors and homeowners to take the proper steps to protect themselves against the risks of asbestos exposure. REGINA, […]
Effective August 20, 2020, all claims made by BC workers for Covid-19 will be covered under WorkSafe BC’s presumptive diseases list. That means that all claims advanced by workers in BC for Covid-19 will be presumed to have occurred from the workplace unless otherwise proven. If an employer believes that the claim was not contracted […]
Group says Health Minister Tyler Shandro tentatively supports the project Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro, left, and Premier Jason Kenney were at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute in Edmonton on March 3 to announce $100 million in funding to improve surgery wait times in the province. (Trevor Wilson/CBC) A group that includes orthopedic surgeons, a developer […]
By: Adina Bresge, The Canadian Press Karyn Keith, who receives CPP disabilities benefits, poses for a portrait in her home in Brampton, Ont., Monday, January 27, 2020. Karyn Keith says she isn’t asking for much. All she wants is the same support she’d receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, […]
Case Management Canada is please to report that we have received a positive response from the Saskatchewan WCB to our request that employer cost relief be provided on Covid-19 claims. WCB has confirmed that 100% of claims costs related to Covid-19 claims will be relieve from the employer’s WCB firm/account experience. Please see the exact […]
The WCB’s employer relief measures relieving late payment penalties (interest, held clearances) will expire on July 31, 2020.While the WCB will no longer provide a blanket waiving of interest beyond July 31, 2020, the WCB remains committed to assisting employers who may be unable to submit payments as they become due. The WCB recognizes that COVID-19 has affected employers […]
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The Saskatchewan WCB has provided an extension to employer relief measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Relief measures have been extended until July 31, 2020 and will be monitored monthly. The extensions and additions to the pandemic relief measures are: NEW! Penalties applied in 2020 will be removed. This includes late filing, under estimate and […]