Effective date: June 1, 2014
Application: Claimants who relocate on or after the effective date while receiving benefits.
Policy subject: Return to work and vocational rehabilitation
To establish guidelines for the payment of moving allowances.
Relocation for Confirmed Employment
Relocation for Quality of Life
Relocation to Seek Employment
The VRS must also identify what positions the worker will be seeking as well as the level of job search activity expected.
Relocation for Retraining
The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013
Sections 111(a), 115(j)
(1) May 1, 2021. Updated resident community to home community as per POL 04/2021, Travel Expenses General.
(2) POL 10/2001, Relocation Allowances (effective December 1, 2001 to May 31, 2014).
(3) POL 03/1990, Workers Relocation Allowances (effective January 23, 1990 to November 30, 2001)
POL 02/2014 Vocational Rehabilitation – Moving Allowance
POL 01/2018 Benefits – Long-Term Earnings Loss
PRO 01/2018 Benefits – Long-Term Earnings Loss
PRO 01/2019 Travel Expense Rates
POL 04/2021 Travel Expenses – General
POL 23/2016 Vocational Rehabilitation – Programs and Services
PRO 23/2016 Vocational Rehabilitation – Programs and Services
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