View and pay your Statement of Account online

View and pay your Statement of Account online The WCB is always looking for ways to improve service to you, our customers. That’s why you are now able to view your Statement of Account (SOA) online with your WCB Online Account. With your WCB Online Account under Statement of Account, you can: View your current balance owing, and Sign up to be notified by email when you have a new bill. This will ensure you don’t miss a payment with the WCB. To view your Statement of Account, pay your balance or sign up for an email notification when your [...]

2019-08-01T15:41:00-06:00Aug 6, 2019|Comments Off on View and pay your Statement of Account online

Employer Revised Payroll

Revise your 2019 payroll estimate online At the beginning of the year, you submitted your estimated payroll for 2019 to the WCB. Your estimated payroll should be as accurate as possible. If your actual payroll will be 50 per cent higher than your initial estimate, you need to update it to avoid a six per cent penalty of the assessed difference. To update the payroll estimate you submitted, you can use your existing WCB Online Account or email our office at employerservices@wcbsask.com; please include your firm number. If your payroll estimate is still correct, you do not need to make [...]

2019-06-26T15:14:30-06:00Jun 26, 2019|Comments Off on Employer Revised Payroll

WCB’s Annual General Meeting

WCB’s Annual General Meeting 88 per cent of Saskatchewan employers achieved Mission: Zero Total injury rate increases to 5.44 (per 100 workers) & Time Loss injury increases to 1.99 (per 100 workers) REGINA, SK – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) held its Annual General Meeting today in Regina and in Saskatoon on May 2. WCB CEO Peter Federko and members of the WCB executive shared the 2018 financial and operating results with Saskatchewan workers, employers and partners who were in attendance. “The WCB remains fully funded with the ability to cover the future costs of all claims in the [...]

2019-05-01T12:12:29-06:00May 1, 2019|Comments Off on WCB’s Annual General Meeting

Saskatchewan WCB’s Board announces new Chief Executive Officer

Saskatchewan WCB’s Board announces new Chief Executive Officer REGINA, SK – Following the retirement announcement of Peter Federko in 2018, the WCB Board has completed an exhaustive search for a new CEO and are pleased to announce that Phillip Germain has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board. Mr. Germain has been with the WCB for almost 15 years in leadership roles for the majority of his tenure. Throughout his time here, he has proven his leadership abilities, demonstrated a life-long commitment to safety and prevention both locally and internationally, and [...]

2019-05-14T11:35:39-06:00Apr 25, 2019|Comments Off on Saskatchewan WCB’s Board announces new Chief Executive Officer

WCB releases 2018 operating results

WCB releases 2018 operating results WCB remains fully funded at 115.2 per cent Workplace Total injury rate increases to 5.44 per 100 workers Time Loss injury rate increases to 1.99 per 100 workers 88 per cent of Saskatchewan employers achieved Mission: Zero   REGINA, SK – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board’s 2018 Annual Report was tabled in the provincial legislature today. WCB Chairperson Gord Dobrowolsky said the WCB remains fully funded with the ability to cover the future costs of all claims in the system. “As our labour force has grown over the past decade, workplace safety becomes more and [...]

2019-04-16T15:28:57-06:00Apr 16, 2019|Comments Off on WCB releases 2018 operating results

WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention

WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 22nd annual Compensation Institute starts today Saskatoon, SK – As our workplaces constantly evolve, Saskatchewan workers and employers are faced with new health and safety challenges. In an effort to help keep workplaces safe, the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is working to provide resources for workers and employers. The WCB’s 22nd annual health and safety event, Compensation Institute, starts today at TCU Place in Saskatoon. More than 585 people will attend over the course of two days. “Every workplace in our province is dealing with new complications. Workers and employers are striving [...]

2019-03-26T09:22:46-06:00Mar 26, 2019|Comments Off on WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention

WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 

WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 22nd annual Compensation Institute starts today Saskatoon, SK – As our workplaces constantly evolve, Saskatchewan workers and employers are faced with new health and safety challenges. In an effort to help keep workplaces safe, the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is working to provide resources for workers and employers. The WCB’s 22nd annual health and safety event, Compensation Institute, starts today at TCU Place in Saskatoon. More than 585 people will attend over the course of two days. “Every workplace in our province is dealing with new complications. Workers and employers are striving [...]

2019-03-25T09:14:13-06:00Mar 25, 2019|Comments Off on WCB event addresses cannabis, mental health and injury prevention 

Saskatchewan’s 2018 workplace Total injury rate increases slightly

Saskatchewan’s 2018 workplace Total injury rate increases slightly Total injury rate increases by 3.62%, while Time Loss injury rate increases by 6.99% 2018 Total injury rate was 5.44 per 100 workers Time Loss injury rate was 1.99 per 100 workers 22 rate codes (44.90% of rate codes) had a lower Total injury rate than in 2017 88% of Saskatchewan employers achieved zero injuries REGINA, SK – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board released its 2018 injury rates today. The workplace Total injury rate for 2018 was 5.44 per 100 workers, a 3.6 per cent increase from 2017. “While we are seeing [...]

2019-03-18T08:58:47-06:00Mar 14, 2019|Comments Off on Saskatchewan’s 2018 workplace Total injury rate increases slightly

Empowering WCB staff to make meaningful changes for customers

Empowering WCB staff to make meaningful changes for customers Even though Amber Van Parys was hearing impaired when she starting working for the Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board in 2008, she had no trouble fulfilling her duties as a Claims Entitlement Specialist, thanks to her hearing aids and a special phone and headset provided by her employer. “I was able to do my job happily and without stress,” says Van Parys, in an email. “I felt my employer had gone out of their way to ensure this, which meant very much to me.” But after returning to work after the births [...]

2019-02-13T13:15:48-06:00Feb 13, 2019|Comments Off on Empowering WCB staff to make meaningful changes for customers

WCB approves 2019 premium rates

WCB approves 2019 premium rates Average premium rate decreases by 1.7% REGINA, SK – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) has approved the 2019 average employer premium rate of $1.17 per hundred dollars of payroll, a decrease of 1.7 per cent from the 2018 rate of $1.19. The 2019 rate marks the 12th consecutive year the rate has dropped, making it the lowest rate in more than 30 years. The 2019 average rate is 42.9 per cent below the 16-year high of $2.05 in 2004. “Because of the safety focus of many employers and workers, many industry rate codes have [...]

2018-12-11T10:29:31-06:00Dec 11, 2018|Comments Off on WCB approves 2019 premium rates