WCB’s 2016 Assessable Earnings

In 2016, the maximum assessable earning is $69,242. Employers are asked to provide a payroll estimate at the beginning of the year so the WCB can determine employers’ premiums. The payroll estimate should always be an accurate reflection of what an employer will be paying to their workers in the year.

2018-05-28T16:43:51+00:00 Dec 3, 2015|Comments Off on WCB’s 2016 Assessable Earnings

WCB Approves 2016 Employer Premium Rates

Improved safety records in 45 out of 50 industry codes result in the lowest average premium rates in three decades. The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) approved the 2016 average employer premium rate for 47,783 employers covered by workers’ compensation and for the ninth consecutive year, rates have dropped. In 2016, the average employer premium decreased from the 2015 level of $1.46 to $1.34, which is an 8.2 per cent decrease.

2017-05-11T20:42:27+00:00 Dec 2, 2015|Comments Off on WCB Approves 2016 Employer Premium Rates

WCB Claimant Sentenced in Fraud Conviction

A former labourer was sentenced today in Saskatoon Provincial Court for defrauding the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) of $22,115.63.

2016-01-25T16:17:37+00:00 Dec 1, 2015|Comments Off on WCB Claimant Sentenced in Fraud Conviction