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WCB launches new strategy to limit workplace injuries

Via News Talk 650 CKOM   WorkSafe Saskatchewan has adopted a new strategy it hopes will prevent fatalities and serious workplace injuries in the province. The Fatalities and Serious Injuries Strategy was launched Monday. The three-year plan is a product of WorkSafe Saskatchewan, which is a partnership between the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and […]

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WCB News Release: For The First Time In A Decade, Average Preliminary Rate Will Not Decrease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WCB announces proposed 2020 average employer premium rate Average preliminary rate will remain at $1.17 Regina, SK, Oct. 23, 2019 – After 12 consecutive years of decreases, the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)’s 2020 proposed average employer premium rate will remain at $1.17 per hundred dollars of payroll. This is the same […]

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NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO PANIC!

BREAKING NEWS from CEO, George Marshall: The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) recently released its 2018 Annual Report and it contains some very concerning trends.  Injury rates are on the rise slightly from 2017, but perhaps what is more concerning is a steep increase in claims costs.  Claims costs have gone from $230.2 million in […]

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