Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

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Announcements

Feedback requested on proposed changes to the Workers Compensation Act - Benefit Payable Upon Death of a Worker - April 10, 2018

The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island is requesting feedback on proposed changes to the Workers Compensation Act to increase the benefit payable upon the death of a worker. 

 
The proposed changes to the legislation have been posted on the Legislative Feedback section of the WCB website under the heading, "Workers Compensation Act – Benefit Payable Upon Death of Worker." The WCB encourages stakeholders to provide feedback on the proposed changes by May 10, 2018, using the online feedback form.

Draft policy for feedback and approved policy amendments - April 10, 2018

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) has approved in principle the following policy:

  • Recurrence (POL-60)

We invite you to provide feedback on the draft policy by May 10, 2018 in the Policy Consultation section of our website.

The WCB approved amendments to the policy, Benefit Assignment (POL-55). Details of the amendments can be found in the History section at the end of the policy. Thank you to all stakeholders who provided feedback during the policy development. 

 

Feedback requested on proposed changes to OHS Regulations - Workplace Harassment - April 06, 2018

The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island, in partnership with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Advisory Council, is requesting feedback on proposed changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act General Regulations to include workplace harassment.
 
The proposed changes to the legislation have been posted on the Legislative Feedback section of the WCB website under the heading, "OHS Regulations - Workplace Harassment." The WCB encourages stakeholders to provide feedback on the proposed changes by May 15, 2018, using the online feedback form.

Return to Work Survey - December 12, 2017
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The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) will begin polling injured workers to gain a better understanding of their return to work experience.

 

On behalf of the WCB, Corporate Research Associates will conduct the polling, participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous. CRA does not disclose the identity of the survey participants to the WCB or to anyone else, and only provides individual responses stripped of identifying information if the participant authorizes.

 

WCB is dedicated to exploring ways to improve service and support clients as they return to the workforce and this survey is one method of gaining valuable feedback.

 

If you have any questions about our surveys, please contact us.


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Media Contact:
Laura Steeves, Senior Communications Coordinator
902-894-0362 or lsteeves@wcb.pe.ca

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