Effective date: August 1, 2016
Application: Appeals received on or after the effective date.
Policy subject: Reconsiderations and appeals
To establish guidelines for issuing interest on successful appeals.
Delays in appeal decisions could cause workers or dependants financial hardship. Therefore, if a successful appeal decision is delayed, The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the “Act”) authorizes the WCB to issue interest based on earnings loss benefits payable as a result of the decision (Section 115).
POL 05/2003 Interest on Benefits Accruing from Successful Appeals
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