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June 1, 2014: Changes to Workers’ Comp Law to Take Effect

Date First Published on OHS Insider: July 29th, 2013
Topics: Laws & Regulations | Workers Compensation |

Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation Act received royal assent in the legislature on June 21. The amendments, which will affect all New Brunswick employers, won’t take effect until June 1, 2014. Bill 47 amended the workers’ comp law to clarify and modernize employer and worker obligations to report injuries and establish clearer limitation periods for claims.