Recurring Effects of Injuries and Illnesses (Recurrences) Decisions Made Between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2019

Section #: 
44.10.20.70.01
Effective date: 
01/01/2006
Last update: 
01/01/2020

 

Policy Purpose

The date of accident determines which workers compensation legislation applies to a claim. The Workers Compensation Act (the Act) that is in force on the date of accident is the Act that applies to that claim, even if the Act has been repealed. The Act will determine the type and amount of compensation payable to injured workers and their dependants.

Recurring Effects of Injuries and Illnesses (Recurrences) Decisions Post January 1, 2020

Section #: 
44.10.20.70
Effective date: 
01/01/2020
Last update: 
01/01/2020

 

Policy Purpose

The date of accident determines which workers compensation legislation applies to a claim. The Workers Compensation Act (the Act) that is in force on the date of accident is the Act that applies to that claim, even if the Act has been repealed. The Act will determine the type and amount of compensation payable to injured workers and their dependants.

WCB Return to Work Award – 2019 Manitoba Business Awards

On Friday, October 25, 2019, the WCB awarded the organization's second annual Return to Work Award as part of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce' Manitoba Business Awards ceremony at the Victoria Inn Hotel. Presented and judged by the WCB, the award is given each fall to the Manitoba business that has developed the most outstanding Return to Work program. All applicants are evaluated based on their ability to develop a culture of Return to Work in their organization with

 

 

WCB Return to Work Award

In 2018, the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba began sponsoring the WCB Return to Work Award as part of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce annual Manitoba Business Awards.

Presented and judged by the WCB, the award is given each fall to the Manitoba business that has developed the most outstanding Return to Work Program.

All applicants are evaluated based on their ability to develop a culture of Return to Work in their organization with measurable results.

Sample Documents

Having the right tools is key to a successful Return to Work program. On this page we have provided some samples of the tools we recommend to help build or further develop your Return to Work program.

If you have questions or want advice about how to use any of these documents, please contact the Return to Work Program Services Team at RTWProgramServices@wcb.mb.ca or 204-954-4662. 

Return to Work Best Practices

Every successful Return to Work Program is based on productive and positive relationships in an organization. When all stakeholders understand their roles and responsibilities, these relationships are easy to develop. Stakeholders include the employer, the injured worker, co-workers and the WCB.

 

What Is My Role as an Employer in a Return to Work Program?  

As the employer, you are responsible to:

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