A former mine laborer was sentenced on May 1, 2014 in Wynyard Provincial Court for defrauding the WCB of $6,322.68. The former claimant pled guilty to deceiving the WCB in order to receive income replacement. He was sentenced to a 15 month conditional sentence, 75 hours of community service and was ordered to pay full restitution. The WCB has a responsibility to safeguard the workers’ compensation system. It relies on workers, employers, and caregivers to accurately report injuries, employment activities, payroll, and medical treatment. Suspected fraud can be reported toll-free at 1-877-595-2541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Providing Excellent Service; Fully Funded • Meeting Objectives; Achieving Injury Prevention • A Stable and Sustainable Compensation System Delivering service excellence and prudent management practices are the dominant themes at the WCB’s 2014 Annual General Meeting, being held this morning at the Hilton Garden Inn in Saskatoon and May 7 in Regina. Nearly 100 interested stakeholders, representing business as well as business and labour organizations, are expected to attend either the Saskatoon or Regina AGM. WCB Chairperson Gord Dobrowolsky says the Saskatchewan WCB was one of the first in Canada to hold an AGM. “Our stakeholders have a high [...]