Workers Compensation Board News

Larry Hayter, 69, was found guilty of filing two false claims and returning to work while in receipt of benefits.

Worker's $137K compensation fraud largest in Sask. history

By 650 CKOM May 19, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: May 19, 2017 - 1:09pm

A Hudson Bay man is going to jail for defrauding the Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board in the largest fraud case in history against the board.

Larry Hayter was...

Man guilty of defrauding WCB of thousands of dollars

By 980 CJME December 21, 2016 - 12:46am Updated: December 21, 2016 - 1:00am

A man has been sentenced for defrauding the Workers Compensation Board of $80,000.

Kenneth Olson, 54, a former equipment operator and former claimant, pled guilty at...

Workers suffering psychological injuries such as PTSD will no longer have to prove that it occurred on the job.

Saskatchewan changes law to help workers with psychological injuries, PTSD

By Canadian Press October 26, 2016 - 11:22am Updated: October 26, 2016 - 11:23am

REGINA - Saskatchewan workers suffering psychological injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder won't have to prove that it occurred on the job.

The government has...

WorkSafe Saskatchewan Mission Zero.

Sask. Workers' Compensation Board reports drop in claims in 2015

By 980 CJME April 26, 2016 - 8:05pm Updated: April 26, 2016 - 8:15pm

Mission:Zero is getting closer to becoming a reality for workplaces across Saskatchewan according to the Workers Compensation Board (WCB).

The WCB released its annual...

Sask. man sentenced for defrauding WCB of more than $22,000

By Bre McAdam December 1, 2015 - 3:25pm Updated: December 1, 2015 - 3:38pm

A Kindersley man must pay back more than $22,000 in workers' compensation payments that he collected while he was gainfully employed.

Carey Nelson Lobzun, 58, pleaded...