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(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:
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Penalty:
$500.00
Penalty Date:
Monday, October 15, 2018
Penalty Number:
2018-0098
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:
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Penalty:
$500.00
Penalty Date:
Monday, October 15, 2018
Penalty Number:
2018-0099
Section:
WCA 15 - No deduction from wages by employer, or contribution by workers
Contravention
The employer made deductions from the wages of a worker in their employ on September 30, 2015 for costs that the employer was liable to pay into the accident fund contrary to s. 15 of The Workers Compensation Act.
Offence Date:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Penalty:
$1575.00
Penalty Date:
Friday, October 12, 2018
Penalty Number:
2018-0097
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:
Friday, August 3, 2018
Penalty:
$500.00
Penalty Date:
Friday, October 5, 2018
Penalty Number:
2018-0096
Section:
WCA 86(1)(c) - Failure to produce documents or books
Contravention
The WCB requested specific business records from the firm as part of an investigation or audit of the firm's compliance with the Act. The firm failed to provide these records and was subsequently served with an order to produce those records. The employer failed to comply with the order.   
Offence Date:
Monday, September 17, 2018
Penalty:
$500.00
Penalty Date:
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Penalty Number:
2019-0003

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