The Workers Compensation Board may publish administrative penalties to inform and educate employers and workers of their legal responsibilities under The Workers Compensation Act.

Section:
WCA 18(3) - Further reports (Employer)
Contravention:

The employer failed to provide information about the accident or the worker as requested by the WCB and this failure caused a delay in the worker receiving WCB benefits to which the worker was entitled.

Offence Date:
Penalty:
$500.00
Penalty Date:
Penalty Number:
2021-0046
Section:
WCA 18(3) - Further reports (Employer)
Contravention:

The employer failed to provide information about the accident or the worker as requested by the WCB and this failure caused a delay in the worker receiving WCB benefits to which the worker was entitled.

Offence Date:
Penalty:
$500.00
Penalty Date:
Penalty Number:
2021-0047
Section:
WCA 18(1) - Employer to report accident
Contravention:

The employer failed to report a workplace injury to the WCB within five (5) business days of becoming aware of the injury and this caused a delay in the worker receiving WCB benefits to which the worker was entitled.

Offence Date:
Penalty:
$500.00
Penalty Date:
Penalty Number:
2021-0048
Section:
WCA 86(1)(b) - Reported assessable payroll is not correct
Contravention:

The employer failed to report the correct payroll to the WCB in contravention of s. 86(1)(b) of the Act.

Offence Date:
Penalty:
$686.56
Penalty Date:
Penalty Number:
2021-0049
Section:
WCA 86(1)(a) - Refusal/neglect to provide statement required under s.80
Contravention:

The WCB requested particulars concerning the firm's payroll as part of an audit. The firm failed to provide this information and was subsequently served with an order to provide payroll particulars. The employer failed to comply with the order. As a result, the firm is no longer in good standing with the WCB and cannot obtain a clearance certificate until the order is satisfied.
 

Offence Date:
Penalty:
$256.88
Penalty Date:
Penalty Number:
2021-0050