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Managing Claims and Controlling Costs at the WSIB

Speakers
Kevin MacNeill
Heenan Blaikie
Samantha Seabrook
Heenan Blaikie
Charlotte Willson
Heenan Blaikie
Date:
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Time:
7:45 A.M - 10 A.M.
Seminar Summary

Managing workers' compensation issues is a daily challenge for employers and a significant source of additional costs. The complex WSIB system is constantly changing and employers are often caught in unfamiliar territory. This seminar will assist you in navigating the complicated world of WSIB claims, costs, and appeals.

Topics covered will include:

  • Arthurs’ Report on WSIB funding: A review of the Arthurs’ Report and a discussion of how Professor Arthurs’ recommendations may affect employer costs.
  • Work Reintegration (WR) Program: A review of employer obligations and a discussion of strategies to achieve a successful work reintegration program in your workplace.
  • Medical evidence at the WSIB/WSIAT: Getting medical evidence admitted - when it is required, what type of medical evidence is persuasive, and confidentiality and privacy issues relating to medical information. .
  • Case law, legislative and policy update: A review of key new decisions from the WSIAT, and a review of recent legislative and policy changes that could affect your workplace including the WSIB’s proposed new appeals process.

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