The WCB to distribute excess surplus to employers

Eligible employers to receive 100% of excess surplus in 2016 REGINA, SK – Today, the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) announced a $281.5 million surplus will be distributed to employers in 2016 as part of the 2015 surplus announced at its annual general meeting in May. At the WCB’s 2015 year end, the funded position was 144.7 percent, which exceeded the 105 to 120 percent funding policy target range resulting in a surplus of $281.5 million. The surplus will be distributed to eligible employers in two instalments in July and December of 2016. Chairperson Gordon Dobrowolsky said after seeking input [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:27+00:00 Jun 29, 2016|Comments Off on The WCB to distribute excess surplus to employers

Safe driving tips for the long weekend

The long weekend means road trips for many Saskatchewan motorists and families. During the summer months, for example, travellers can expect increased traffic of all types of vehicles including motorcycles, recreation vehicles, plus camper trailers and boat trailers. “Planning your road travels in advance, driving safe, staying focused, and adhering to the posted speed limits will help you reach your destination safely, plus reduce your vehicle’s fuel consumption,” said Christine Niemczyk, Director of Communications with CAA Saskatchewan. Automotive & recreation vehicle tips The tires are one of the most important items on a vehicle. Check for adequate tread depth, uneven [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:27+00:00 Jun 29, 2016|Comments Off on Safe driving tips for the long weekend