Union representative seminars

The well-being of all Albertans has always been our first priority.

As we continue to minimize the spread of COVID-19, we are pleased to offer our employer seminars virtually through WebEx.

Event details and login instructions will be provided once your registration has been confirmed. There is no charge for online seminars or the use of WebEx.

As a union representative, you play an important role in helping your members understand workers' compensation and our processes, should they become injured at work.

We offer two seminars specifically designed for labour/union representatives to help you become more informed and better prepared to help workers and/or employers who may seek your assistance.

Seminars are offered online and have been designed to be taken together over two mornings (but can be taken as stand-alone courses if preferred). All seminars are offered at no cost to labour/union representatives.

Understanding the WCB claims process

One-day seminar 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Designed for labour/union representatives to assist members with WCB claims, this seminar provides an overview of the life a claim.

What you will learn:

  • How to file a claim.
  • How decisions are made on workers' entitlements.
  • How WCB manages the claims process.

Register online -Virtual course (you must register 48 hours prior to the seminar date)

Requesting a review of a WCB decision

Half-day seminar 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Designed for labour/union representatives to help their members prepare an appeal of a claim decision; includes a refresher on the life of a claim and how decisions are made.

What you will learn:

  • How to initiate, prepare and present a claim-related appeal.
  • How to help your member request a review or appeal a decision made on his or her claim file.
  • How to prepare and present an appeal to the review body.

Register online -Virtual course (you must register 48 hours prior to the seminar date).

Note: Approximately one week prior to the seminar date, participants will be sent an email confirmation with links to class materials. It is recommended the materials are reviewed prior to attending.

To request more information about these seminars, please email us or call us at 780-498-4694 or toll-free in Alberta at 1-866-498-4694. We're happy to help.

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