Fitness for Employment Suitable Occupation Deeming
November 8, 1994 - December 31, 2006
Fitness for employment, suitable occupation and "deeming" fit within rehabilitation, and come into play when considering vocational rehabilitation. However, fitness for employment can stand on its own. A worker can be fit for employment without ever undergoing any form of rehabilitation.
All claims decisions are appealable to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.
Suspension, Reduction and Termination of Benefits
In limited circumstances, the board is permitted to suspend, reduce, or terminate compensation that is payable to a worker or his/her dependants.
Any decision made pertaining to the suspension, reduction or termination of compensation may be app
Average Weekly Earnings
The Workers' Compensation Act states that a worker is eligible for compensation benefits if they have suffered a work-related disability that arises out of and in the course of employment. A worker may be entitled to receive loss of earnings benefits, m
Chronic Pain and Chronic Pain Syndrome