Recent changes to the Policies and Information Manual

Date of distribution: December 8, 2016

TRANSMITTAL SHEETNo: 04-2016      December 8, 2016

WHAT'S CHANGED (Please read the policy documents for complete information).

Please note that policy changes since the last issue are indicated by shaded text or shading in the left margin.

  • Policy 04-04, Part II, Application 5, Earnings Loss Supplements
    An inconsequential amendment to Question 3 was approved, updating a statutory reference to s.59 of the Workers’ Compensation Act.
  • Policy 04-05, Part II, Application 2, Temporary Modified Work Programs
    The Board of Directors has approved changes to address what happens when business disruptions during a provincially or locally declared state of emergency impact the availability of temporary modified work.
  • Policy 07-02, Part II, Application 2, Experience Rating
    The Board of Directors has approved changes to clarify WCB’s ability to alleviate the financial consequences caused by the unavailability of temporary modified work due to business disruptions during a provincial or local state of emergency.

Complete list of changed documents

Document Old New
Policy 04-04, Permanent Disability Part II, Application 5 Policy 04-04, Part II, Application 5
(issue date December 8, 2016)
Policy 04-05, Return-to-Work Services Part II, Application 2 Policy 04-05, Part II, Application 2
(issue date December 8, 2016)
Policy 07-02, Experience Records Part II, Application 2 Policy 07-02, Part II, Application 2
(issue date December 8, 2016)

2016 Policy Transmittals