Sask. WCB offers relief measures for employers

Sask. WCB offers relief measures for employers Premium penalties waived for employers effective April 1 until June 30, 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis Regina, Sask., March 30, 2020 – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is introducing additional relief measures for employers who are unable to pay their WCB premium payments. Effective April 1 until June 30, 2020, the WCB will waive penalties and interest charges for late premium payments. The Government of Saskatchewan announced various measures to support provincial business owners during the COVID-19 crisis. To provide further relief for Saskatchewan employers, the WCB is: Forgiving interest and penalties [...]

2020-03-30T15:33:49-06:00Mar 30, 2020|Comments Off on Sask. WCB offers relief measures for employers

Saskatchewan’s workplace Total injury rate decreases in 2019

Saskatchewan’s workplace Total injury rate decreases in 2019 Total injury rate decreases by 9 per cent and Time Loss injury rate decreases by 6.5 per cent 2019 Total injury rate was 4.95 per 100 workers 2019 Time Loss (Time Loss + Fatality) injury rate was 1.86 per 100 workers 41 rate codes (84 per cent of rate codes) had a lower Total injury rate than in 2018 88 per cent of Saskatchewan employers achieved zero injuries Regina, Sask., March 11, 2020 – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) released its injury statistics today announcing that the 2019 workplace injury rates [...]

2020-03-11T14:59:52-06:00Mar 11, 2020|Comments Off on Saskatchewan’s workplace Total injury rate decreases in 2019