Regina lawyer to speak about legalized marijuana and the workplace at the WCB’s Compensation Institute

 Regina, SK – In light of the legalization of marijuana in Canada, employers across Canada are working to get ahead of this legislative change that could impact their workplaces. Workers and employers want to know what they can and can’t do when it comes to legalization. Safety is of critical concern, which is why the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is bringing Regina lawyer Jana Linner with MLT Aikins LLP to speak at the WCB’s annual Compensation Institute, March 19-20. Jana is a leading authority on marijuana legalization and she will offer advice on what needs to happen in the [...]

2018-02-28T09:46:26+00:00 Feb 28, 2018|Comments Off on Regina lawyer to speak about legalized marijuana and the workplace at the WCB’s Compensation Institute

Saskatchewan’s 2017 total workplace injury rate declines again

Saskatchewan’s 2017 total workplace injury rate declines again Total injury rate drops 5.4% from 2016, however no change in time loss injury rate 2017 total injury rate was 5.25% Time loss injury rate remains at 1.86% 57% of rate codes have a lower total injury rate than in 2016 88% of Saskatchewan employers achieved zero injuries REGINA, SK – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board released its 2017 injury rates today. The total workplace injury rate for 2017 was 5.25 per cent, a 5.4 per cent drop from 2016. Since 2008, this represents an overall drop of 48.6 per cent (2008 [...]

2018-02-20T14:26:16+00:00 Feb 20, 2018|Comments Off on Saskatchewan’s 2017 total workplace injury rate declines again