Information for Employers

COVID-19

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Information for Workers

Information for Employers 

Information for Service Providers

Claim registration and assessments continue.
In the past few days, we have transitioned our employees to work remotely. These functions of our core business continue, simply being delivered from a distance.
 
In-person meetings are postponed.
Case conferences, visits from field representatives, and other such in-person services with WCB employees are postponed. 

Premium payments deferred for three months; interest and late payment fees waived until further notice 
We understand that these are very challenging times for many businesses. In partnership with the Province of Nova Scotia, all WCB premium payments from employers are deferred until July. Interest and late payment fees will be waived until further notice. Learn more.
 
We will adjudicate claims related to COVID-19 on a case-by-case basis. 
As with any claim received, WCB Nova Scotia will adjudicate claims related to COVID-19 on a case-by-case basis. As set out in the Workers’ Compensation Act, compensation is only available for a work-related injury or illness. It is not provided for workers who cannot work for preventative or precautionary reasons, such as a quarantine situation. Learn more.

Please register for MyAccount, and leverage technology to communicate with us.
Most employers who have workplace injuries manage them through MyAccount. It also allows us to stay in touch with you via secure message, enabling work from a distance to be easier and more efficient. Consider registering today.
 
The final paper clearance letter has been mailed. 
WCB Nova Scotia’s clearance letter for April 1 – June 30, 2020 has been mailed. This is the last paper clearance letter WCB Nova Scotia will send, as we will be moving to a new digital clearance process on MyAccount. 
 
Employers will be contacted once the new digital clearance process is available in MyAccount, and you can stay up-to-date on clearance at wcb.ns.ca/clearance.


Latest News

WCB Nova Scotia partners with Province to defer employer premiums until July, 2020 (Mar 20/20)

In-Person Services Suspended at WCB Offices (March 18/20)