The Task Force Review of WorkSafeNB and TIANB are seeking your input on New Brunswick's worker's compensation system focusing on short term solutions and long term sustainability.

Employers are being billed +53% higher premiums from where the rates were just two years ago.

Unless the underlying causes driving increases in benefit costs are addressed, your assessment rates will continue to increase in 2019 and beyond. Without legislative changes restoring balance to benefit costs, New Brunswick could have the second highest benefit costs in Canada by the end of 2018.

Employers are strongly encouraged to submit your comments, examples of issues your business has experienced, and suggestions on ideas to improve the workers compensation.

The deadline for written submissions is December 7, 2017
send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**A submission can be as simple as an email or a letter outlining issues, ideas and suggestions.**

Read the Task Force Discussion Paper here:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/eco-bce/Promo/taskforce_review_worksafenb/ministerial_task_force_worksafenb.pdf

 

Public Consultation Hearings: Dates and Locations

Employers are also highly encouraged to schedule a presentation date/time with the Task Force in these locations. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a 15 minute time slot (presentations can be verbal, slide deck or written notes). Employers and worker reps will be scheduled to present separately.

Fredericton - Friday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Fredericton Convention Centre, 670 Queen St.

Bathurst - Tuesday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Best Western, 150 Main St.

Moncton - Wednesday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Delta Beausejour, 750 Main St.

Saint John - Thursday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Delta Brunswick, 39 King St.

If you have any questions please contact - Ronald Drisdelle @ 506-458-5646 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Joel Richardson at (506) 259-0358 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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