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Effective date


Policy Purpose

When a worker who is capable of employment voluntarily retires or withdraws from the labour force, the WCB will complete a new review of his or her loss of earning capacity. This policy provides the WCB with a set of principles for determining when a worker is retired from the labour force.

This policy applies to claims with accident dates on or after January 1, 2006.

Previous policy versions
January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2005 For accidents prior to January 1, 2006