October 26, 2023

In this webinar, experts will examine key trends and developments in workers’ compensation. Panelists will address topics including:

  • Are employees injured during a work break or while working at home entitled to workers’ compensation?
  • When do time limits in legislation or collective agreements bar claims by retired employees of harms caused by mid-career exposure to workplace hazards?
  • Are sick leave benefits under collective agreements payable if workers’ compensation is available?
  • When will post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) claims for workers’ compensation arising from workplace harassment succeed? What criteria must be established?
  • In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, what guidance have workers’ compensation agencies provided on how they will adjudicate claims relating to communicable illnesses?
  • How have workers’ compensation boards resolved issues of jurisdiction in recent cases?
  • What noteworthy cross-country trends are observable in recent changes to workers’ compensation legislation?

CPD

CPD Alberta
This program has been approved for Continuing Professional Development 1.5 hours under Category A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).
CPD BC and Yukon
This program has been approved by CPHR BC & Yukon for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.
CPD Alberta
This program has been approved by CPHR Alberta for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.

CPD

  • This program has been approved by the Law Society of British Columbia for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.
  • This program has been approved by the Law Society of Saskatchewan for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.
  • Members of the Law Society of Ontario may consider counting this program for 1.5 Substantive Hours; 0 Professionalism Hours.
  • Members of the Law Society of New Brunswick may consider this program for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.
  • Members of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society may consider this program for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development hours.