Jan. 1: New Workers’ Comp Act Took Effect


The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 took effect on Jan. 1, 2014. In addition to the existing employer duties, the new Act also requires employers to:

  • Cooperate to help an injured worker return to work
  • Not knowingly provide false or misleading information
  • Report when an employee returns to work
  • Report any change in an employee’s status that could impact his entitlement to benefits.