The Government of Alberta has concluded its review of the workers' compensation system and has now passed legislation for enhancements to the system.
Some of these changes came into effect Jan. 1, 2018, while others will become effective at different times in 2018.
As we work to implement new legislation, we are committed to keeping you informed and consulting with our stakeholders on areas where we need further input.
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For an overview of upcoming changes, effective dates and plans for stakeholder consultation, please refer to our review roadmap.
Legislative changes have also been made to the Workers’ Compensation Act (WCA) regarding the Medical Panels Office and Appeals
Some of these changes came into force on proclamation of Bill 30, while others come into force throughout 2018.
- The establishment of a Fair Practices Office has also been included in the WCA and will be effective December 2018.
- For specific details about these changes and corresponding timelines, please refer to Bill 30.
Changes effective Jan. 1
Upcoming changes and opportunities to provide input
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