Managing your workforce’s compensation claims effectively is critical to ensure employee downtime is minimized and potential liabilities are reduced. Further, as COVID-19 and its variants continue to impact workplaces across Canada, workers’ compensation rules are changing, and claims are increasing in complexity. What are some of the latest developments to workers’ compensation regulations that employers need to be aware of? How has the pandemic impacted the nature of claims, and what impact does this have on a claim’s management strategy?
• Updates and developments on COVID-19 claims
• The nuances of claiming for chronic mental stress and harassment
• Right to sue and third-party rights of action
• Proactive steps to reduce compensation claims
• Managing return to work
• Coverage trends and case law updates
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