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Day Two of Compensation Institute

The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Institute Day 2 agenda features keynote luncheon speaker Ms. Shirley Hickman, co-founder of Threads of Life. Shirley will share her personal story of workplace tragedy and how it forever changed her family. Ms. Hickman is one of the co-founders of The Threads of Life organization is dedicated to helping Canadian families as they heal from workplace tragedy and life-altering illness. The day also features Dylan Short, Managing Director of Redlands Group, providing an overview of CSA Z1001 OHS training standards and framework. “Every year when planning Compensation Institute we focus on bringing in a range of [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:29+00:00 Mar 25, 2014|Comments Off on Day Two of Compensation Institute

17th Annual Compensation Institute Starts Today

There are over 375 people registered to attend the Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) 17th annual Compensation Institute at the Delta Regina. Participants will attend educational sessions focusing on workers’ compensation processes, how to identify hazards in the workplace; get information on hiring a contractor and more. This 2-day educational event is free of charge to registered participants. Started in 1998, this event is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the workers’ compensation system. This is the 6th year that registration is full to capacity. “We are proud to say we are still the only compensation system [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:29+00:00 Mar 24, 2014|Comments Off on 17th Annual Compensation Institute Starts Today

Improving Our Claims Intake Process for Workers and Employers

We are improving our processes to make it easier for you to do business with us.  One area we are currently looking at is making our claim reporting processes better. This improvement is one of many we will make in the coming months and years as we review our key processes from a customer service perspective. Last year, we surveyed a group of employers to learn where they thought the claim reporting process could be improved. We are using that feedback in a pilot project that intends to improve our practices and streamline your tasks. We are currently piloting changes [...]

2014-03-20T11:53:04+00:00 Mar 21, 2014|Comments Off on Improving Our Claims Intake Process for Workers and Employers

WCB Claimant Sentenced in Fraud Conviction

A former autobody repairman was sentenced January 24, 2014 in Melfort Provincial Court for defrauding the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) of $26,692.23. The former claimant pled guilty to going back to work while still receiving income replacement. He was sentenced to an 18 month Conditional Sentence and ordered to reimburse the WCB. The WCB has a responsibility to safeguard the workers’ compensation system. It relies on workers, employers, and caregivers to accurately report injuries, employment activities, payroll, and medical treatment. Details on fraud are available at the WCB’s website, wcbsask.com – About WCB. Suspected fraud can be reported toll-free [...]

2014-02-03T10:16:39+00:00 Jan 31, 2014|Comments Off on WCB Claimant Sentenced in Fraud Conviction

WCB Approves 2014 Employer Premium Rates

Average Premium Rate Drops 4.4% to $1.51 Lowest Rate Schedule in Nearly 30 Years 33,583 Employers Have 2014 Rate Reduction Safety Performance and Higher Reported Payrolls Key Factors The WCB Board has approved a 2014 premium schedule with lower premiums for employers in 40 industry codes. The decreases range from 0.9% to 12.0%, and drop the average premium rate from $1.58 to $1.51 per hundred dollars of payroll. WCB Chairperson Gord Dobrowolsky says it is the lowest rate schedule approved since 1987 and that the average premium rate is 26.3% below an eleven-year high of  $2.05 in 2004. The schedule [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:29+00:00 Nov 29, 2013|Comments Off on WCB Approves 2014 Employer Premium Rates

WCB Claimant Sentenced in Theft Conviction

A former labourer was sentenced today for two counts of theft in Swift Current Provincial Court. The former WCB claimant pled guilty to going back to work while still receiving income replacement benefits. He was sentenced to a six month conditional sentence, with the first three months served as 24-hour house arrest. He was also ordered to abstain from drugs or alcohol, not to attend any licensed establishments, and to repay $8,765.00 to the WCB. The WCB has a responsibility to safeguard the workers’ compensation system. It relies on workers, employers, and caregivers to accurately report injuries, employment activities, payroll, [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:29+00:00 Nov 25, 2013|Comments Off on WCB Claimant Sentenced in Theft Conviction

A new website, built around you

It was time to refresh our website. We asked you what you wanted. You told us, and now we're delivering. The new website: Is transaction based and mobile friendly. We built it around what you wanted and needed to do business with us. The new website works whether you’re at your desktop, using a mobile device, a laptop or a tablet. Aims to have what you are looking for never more than two or three clicks away. Kept our URL: wcbsask.com. Has a new URL - myaccount.wcbsask.com - on the secure side of our website,where secure accounts are created and [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:29+00:00 Nov 18, 2013|Comments Off on A new website, built around you

WCB Prepares for New Legislation

Our legislation is changing. A new Act, called The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 is expected to take effect on January 1, 2014. We are getting ready for the new legislation. Our policies and procedures, publications and website are being revised. We also are telling our employer and injured worker customers about what’s different with our new Act. We are getting ready for the new legislation. Our policies and procedures, publications and website are being revised. We also are telling our employer and injured worker customers about what’s different with our new Act. We have prepared information sheets for workers and [...]

2016-08-17T15:48:02+00:00 Nov 14, 2013|Comments Off on WCB Prepares for New Legislation

WCB Proposes 4.4% Drop in 2014 Average Premium Rate

The WCB today proposed a 4.4 per cent drop to its 2014 average premium rate, from $1.58 to $1.51 per hundred dollars of payroll. The announcement was made today at a Regina meeting with business leaders. The rate reduction is the seventh straight drop to the average premium rate and the lowest rate proposal since 1987. The rate has dropped 26.3 per cent since a high of $2.05 in 2004. The 2014 rate proposal means that Saskatchewan could have the fourth lowest average premium rate in Canada next year. WCB Chairperson Gordon Dobrowolsky explains the proposed reduction is driven by [...]

2017-05-11T20:42:29+00:00 Oct 21, 2013|Comments Off on WCB Proposes 4.4% Drop in 2014 Average Premium Rate

WCB Claimant Sentenced in Fraud Conviction

On May 24, 2013, a former pipeline technician was sentenced in Regina Provincial Court for defrauding the WCB of $28,279.03. The former claimant was found guilty by a jury on February 8, 2013 of going back to work while still receiving income replacement. He was sentenced to an 18 month conditional sentence, the first 6 months of which are to be served under house arrest. In addition, he is to complete 100 hours of community service. He was ordered to provide full restitution to the WCB. The WCB has a responsibility to safeguard the workers’ compensation system. It relies on [...]

2013-11-29T15:01:30+00:00 Aug 28, 2013|Comments Off on WCB Claimant Sentenced in Fraud Conviction