Policy & Legislation
The Act: The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 establishes WCB authority to manage a compensation system for workplace injuries on behalf of both workers and employers.
Regulations: The Workers’ Compensation General Regulations, 1985 govern the management of a compensation system on behalf of workers and employers, and together with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 and Miscellaneous Regulations make up the legislation under which the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board operates.
Exclusions: A listing of industries and occupations that are excluded from the provision of the Act and therefore do not pay premiums to the WCB. All excluded industries are listed in The Workers’ Compensation Miscellaneous Regulations.
The WCB is given authority by The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 to interpret and carry out the intentions of the legislature within the context of the Act.
- Policies are approved by the Board Members and form the basis of actions performed or decisions made under the Act.
- Procedures are approved by the Chief Executive Officer. Procedures support policies and provide specific steps to follow for day-to-day tasks or work needed to carry out policy.
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