Thursday, 14 June 2018

Bill 30 WCB Changes Seminar

Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) is making changes to the Act that governs work site injuries. As part of effective medical recovery and disability management, the new changes highlight the requirement and importance of returning an injured workers as soon as medically possible to suitable employment. The following WCB workshop will assist in understanding some of the new changes.

Bill 30 WCB changes seminar

Half-day seminars from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. from July 4, 2018 to November 27, 2018.

Learn about the legislative changes in Bill 30 that take effect throughout 2018. Understand your responsibilities regarding the new legislation on obligation to reinstate injured workers and continuing coverage under your health benefit plan.

You will also learn about:
  • Enhanced benefit entitlements for workers.
  • Further presumptive coverage for psychological injuries.
  • Changes to fatality and survivor benefits.
  • Interim relief during appeal and extended appeal window.
  • Establishment of the Fair Practices Office.
You can register for a seminar at: https://www.wcb.ab.ca/resources/for-employers/seminars-and-workshops/. The University of Alberta's WCB account number is 1420199.