Jan. 1: New Workers’ Comp Act Took Effect

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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.