Aug. 6: Workers’ Comp Review Underway
The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour and WorkSafeNB are sponsoring a three-year, multi-stage review of workers’ comp laws. Members of the public may share their comments online. The first stage of the review will focus on the following components of the Workers’ Compensation Act and Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission Act:
- Calculation of benefits under Sec. 38.11(9)
- Determination of the merits of introducing a dispute resolution mechanism relating to processes and procedures
- Governance structure and mandate related to the Appeals Tribunal.