What's new in policy?

Stakeholder engagement approach – July 4, 2018
WCB is proposing a new approach to increasing stakeholder engagement in the development of policy consultation plans and is seeking your input on the proposed process.

The proposal will be open for comment until September 4, 2018.

WCB – Alberta’s Board of Directors competency matrix – July 4, 2018
WCB’s Board of Directors has reviewed and updated the competency matrix it uses for board member recruitment and is seeking your input on the revised matrix.

The competency matrix will be open for comment until September 4, 2018.

Funding policy – June 12, 2018
Recent changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act (WCA) clarify the purpose of the Accident Fund, which is to support a sustainable workers’ compensation system for the benefit of workers and employers. Given the recent review and subsequent legislative changes, WCB is looking for feedback on proposed updates to its Funding Policy.

Proposed revisions to Policy 01-01, Part I, and Part II, Applications 1 and 2, are now open for comment until August 13, 2018.

Policy 03-01, Injuries – July 4, 2018
Revisions have been made to Part I and several applications in Part II of Policy 03-01, to reflect legislative amendments that came into force on April 1 and June 1, 2018.

Policies and Information Manual updated July 4, 2018. Find the complete update here.

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