Effective date: February 3, 2012
Application: Customers with two or more concurrent claims, one of which is subject to Section 70(5) or Section 69(2) of the Act, on and after the effective date.
Policy subject: Benefits - General
To establish guidelines on how to provide compensation to workers that experience concurrent earnings loss claims.
Earnings means the worker’s earnings from all sources of employment, prior to any deductions.
Average weekly earnings, as determined by Section 70(1) of TThe Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the “Act”), means the greater of:
Adjusted earnings, for the purposes of this policy, means earnings used in the calculation of benefits, subsequent to increases called for by Section 70(5) or 69(2) of the Act.
Net earnings means earnings minus probable deductions called for by Section 2(1)(k) of the Act (i.e., income tax, Canada Pension Plan premiums, and employment insurance premiums).
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