Recurring Effects of Injuries and Illness (Recurrences)

Section #: 
44.10.20.50.10
Effective date: 
01/01/2006
Last update: 
11/10/2017

 

This policy applies to decisions made on accidents which occurred on or after January 1, 1992.

Policy Purpose

The date of accident determines which workers compensation legislation applies to a claim. The Workers Compensation Act (Act) that is in force on the date of accident is the Act that applies to that claim, even if the Act has been repealed.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.

Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation

If you suffer a workplace injury, vocational rehabilitation services may be offered should you be unable to return to work with your employer because of your work-related injury or disease.

Vocational rehabilitation is a process involving you, your Case Manager, a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant and when possible, your union representative and employer.

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