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Policy Purpose


 This policy outlines: 

  • who qualifies as a declared worker under The Workers Compensation Act (the Act); 
  • how the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) determines average earnings for declared workers; and 
  • when the average earnings of declared workers may be adjusted. 

The policy also describes how average earnings are determined in cases where a person qualifies for more than one type of average earnings adjustment under the Act and applicable WCB policies. 

Previous policy versions Determining Average Earnings for Declared Workers January 1, 1992 to December 31, 2022.pdf

Applies to accidents from January 1, 1992 to December 31, 2022 and any reconsiderations and appeals.