2021 legislative changes

The Government of Alberta recently passed the Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act, which amends the Workers’ Compensation Act.

Learn about the changes Learn about the changes

COVID-19 information:
We’re doing everything we can to keep you safe. Learn more here.

News and announcements

Need help hiring?

January 19, 2021

Employers are invited to join us virtually on Feb 10 or Feb 25 to learn how we can provide a wage subsidy and protection from work injuries during training when you hire through our Training-on-the-Job program. Register today by selecting the date you wish to attend.

2021 cost of living adjustments

January 12, 2021

The 2021 cost of living adjustment (COLA) amount is 0.84% for eligible workers. For more information, read our fact sheets for workers and employers.

Employers - Your annual return is due February 28

New this year: You will no longer receive a PIN letter in the mail. Just log into myWCB and select ‘file my annual return.’ It’s that easy. Visit out annual returns webpage to learn more.


After a fall, Matt rose to the challenge

A unique mix of unrelenting determination and employer support allowed a young father of four to overcome the odds and return to work doing what he loves. Read Matt Ramsay's story.



Your wage replacement benefit

If you’re hurt on the job and unable to work, we will replace your lost employment income while you get the help you need to recover and get back to work.

Check out our video library to learn about your workers' compensation system.

We’re thinking about the future so the benefits and services you need are available when you need them. In 2019 we embarked on a service journey to evolve our workers’ compensation system.


Read our 2019 Annual Report Read about it in our 2019 Annual Report.