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Duration of benefits — Retirement date Q & A

Through recent amendments to the Workers Compensation Act, the provincial government has changed when we determine a worker’s retirement date. One of the changes is that we used to determine the retirement date when we decided a worker’s permanent disability benefits, and now we generally defer that determination until after a worker turns 63. This change came into effect on January 1, 2021 and impacts any decisions regarding duration of benefits made on and after that date.

Publication Date: May 10, 2021 File type: PDF (362 KB)