Release of Claims Information to Employers

Release of Claims Information to Employers

Effective Dates

June 30, 2008 and still in effect

Policy Code

AP-04

General Information

Employers who have injured workers receiving compensation have the right under the Workers’ Compensation Act S.Y. 2008 (the "Act") to be notified of decisions concerning entitlement to compensation as soon as practicable, and, upon request, have the right to be provided with a written progress report concerning the worker’s injury.

The Act also recognizes the right to a worker’s privacy and provides a specific appeal mechanism to workers who do not wish certain information to be disclosed.

Purpose

This policy provides direction to the Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB), employers and workers regarding release of claimant information to employers.

Release of Claims Information to Employers

November 16, 1993 - June 30, 2008 | CL-44 | Claims

On any given claim, a number of key decisions are made concerning entitlement, benefits, medical treatment, fitness for employment and rehabilitation.

The Workers' Compensation Act recognizes that employers who have employees receiving compensat

Merits and Justice of the Case

December 31, 2013 and still in effect | EN-02 | Entitlement

Duty to Cooperate Part 3 of 4: Functional Abilities

June 30, 2012 and still in effect | RE-02-3 | Return to Work