Province of Manitoba Announces Review of Workers Compensation Act

November 15, 2016:  The legislative review committee responsible for conducting a comprehensive review of the Workers Compensation Act launched its public consultation today, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen said today.

“Workers Compensation Board provides an essential service to Manitoba by protecting the workers and employers of this province,” said Cullen.  “The legislative review of the act will help the Workers Compensation Board continue to evolve and keep pace with changes in Manitoba’s workforce.”

Legislation requires a comprehensive review of the Workers Compensation Act be undertaken every 10 years.  Members of the appointed legislative review committee (LRC) are chair Michael Werier, Chris Lorenc, Anna Rothney and Ken Sutherland.

The 90-day public consultation period will remain open until Feb. 15, 2017.  The LRC will accept submissions online at or by fax at 204-954-4968.