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 [...]
In 2016, the maximum assessable earning is $69,242. Employers are asked to provide a payroll estimate at the beginning of the year so the WCB can determine employers’ premiums. The payroll estimate should always be an accurate reflection of what an employer will be paying to their workers in the year.
The WCB is once again recognized as one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers. The award reaffirms that the WCB’s values, strategies and culture contribute to attracting, developing and retaining talented employees. In other words, it means the WCB is a great place to work. Among the many reasons the WCB is considered a top employer: We support employees with a wide-range of benefits like parental leave top-up payments (to 75% for 17 weeks), sick leave benefits, prescription drug coverage and dental plan. We provide retirement planning assistance and contributions to a defined contribution pension plan (to 7.25% of salary). We encourage [...]