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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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Are You Ready for the Crisis?

By George Marshall, CEO, Service Hospitality  Three years ago, the Government of Saskatchewan enacted legislation which incorporated psychological health and safety into the domain of the Workers’ Compensation Board.  This legislation was easily the most progressive of any jurisdiction in the country.  It went beyond merely incorporating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to effectively allowing psychological […]

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Why are you paying 117% more for WCB coverage than you need to be?

Written by George Marshall, CEO of Service Hospitality The Saskatchewan hotel industry is classified under the S23 industrial rate code by the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB), this is for purposes of WCB coverage and premiums.  From 2017 to 2018, the hotel industry was successful in “holding the line” on injuries with only a 2.5% increase.  […]

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