What's new in policy?

May 4, 2021

We updated several policy documents to reflect recent legislative direction. This includes:

  • Updates to the general information document about the review and appeal process (G-2)
  • Amendments to the investment policy as part of the transition to AIMCo
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April 1, 2021

Recent legislative changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act resulted in several policy changes. This includes:

  • a new Policy 04-11 on duty to cooperate (s.89.1-89.3)
  • updates to obligation to reinstate to reflect the repeal of s.88.1
  • changes to Policy 04-05 to incorporate the new s.56(15.1) on egregious conduct
  • update to continuation of employment health benefits to reflect the repeal of s.88.2
  • a new principle that shares WCB’s approach to setting maximum compensable earnings
  • a new mandate related to fairness reviews under s.23.1 and 23.2
These changes required several other related or non-substantive policy updates.

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