Covid-19 Now Covered Under WorkSafe BC’s “Presumption” Schedule:

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 […]

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Proposed $200M private orthopedic surgical facility would be largest in Alberta’s history

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 […]

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Saskatchewan WCB: Covid-19 Employer Cost Relief

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 […]

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Employer relief measures due to COVID-19 to end July 31, 2020

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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Case Management Canada: Telephone Number Change

Please be advised that our telephone number will be changing to (204) 269-8136 effective August 1, 2020. We would kindly request that our clients update our contact information to reflect this change and we apologize for any inconvenience! Please note that usually the most effective way to contact us is via email at tsauve@mts.net.

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Employer relief measures extended until July 31, 2020

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 […]

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Quebec’s COVID-19 triage protocol is discriminatory, disability advocates say

Protocol determines who would get access to ICU beds or ventilators if hospitals overwhelmed Leah Hendry · CBC News · Posted: Jun 18, 2020 5:00 AM ET | Last Updated: June 18 Christopher Craig is worried his 11-year-old son, Cameron Armstrong-Craig, would be denied critical medical care under the province’s triage protocol. (Carl Mondello/CBC) The potential for mistakes and discrimination […]

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COVID-19 & WCB Claims Costs

COVID-19 claims have now become commonplace and certainly Case Management Canada’s employer clients are not exempt. We have had several clients notify us of WCB claims for their staff who have contracted COVID-19 while working. At this point we are reviewing each claim separately and have been applying for a transfer of claims costs where […]

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Lend a helping hand

Employers should check in to see how staff coping with pandemic strain. The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the workplace. While many employers responding to the crisis have been understandably concerned with business resilience, logistics and processes, organizations also need to focus on the well-being of their employees.

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