Sask. WCB offers relief measures for employers

Premium penalties waived for employers effective April 1 until June 30, 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis Regina, Sask., March 30, 2020 – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is introducing additional relief measures for employers who are unable to pay their WCB premium payments. Effective April 1 until June 30, 2020, the WCB will waive […]

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The WSIB’s New Employer Relief Package

New financial measure will allow insurance premium payment deferrals for six months TORONTO – The Ontario Government is enabling $1.9 billion in relief for employers to reduce the financial strain on business brought on by COVID-19. The measure, which will run through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), will see premium payments deferred for […]

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COVID-19 and the workplace

The WCB continues to monitor the impact in Saskatchewan of COVID-19. Our top priority is the health of all our staff, customers and our partners and as such, we follow the guidance of public health officials both provincially and federally on precautionary steps to ensure everyone’s well-being. Please follow Saskatchewan government guidelines to protect yourself […]

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COVID-19 Information

Work is underway to finalize guidelines for health-care and critical infrastructure workers who return from international travel to address any impacts on essential services. All physicians, health-care providers and support staff returning from international travel MUST self-identify to their organization or site’s occupational health services. Manitoba patients are advised their surgery may be postponed if […]

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Manitoba doctors to provide virtual appointments amid COVID-19 concerns

By: Taylor AllenPosted: 03/16/2020 7:35 PM Manitobans may be able to stay home for their next doctor’s appointment. On Monday, Doctors Manitoba and Manitoba Health announced an agreement allowing physicians to offer virtual patient visits through telephone and video appointments during the coronavirus pandemic. Individual doctor’s offices will be deciding what they can offer via […]

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Coronavirus and Workers Compensation

Here at Case Management Canada we have had enquiries from clients wondering if, and how, the current worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 (commonly referred to as coronovirus) may impact them in the context of the workers compensation system. We can advise that, should one of your employees contract COVID-19 on the job, there is a very […]

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How EI benefits for COVID-19 quarantines will work

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on the coronavirus situation, in Ottawa, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to Canada’s sick-leave benefits under employment insurance Wednesday, to respond to concerns about COVID-19. Here is a quick overview of how the program works […]

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