Effective date: January 1, 2014
Application: All appeals
Policy subject: Reconsiderations and appeals
To provide guidelines for appeals of claim decisions.
Appealing WCB Claim Decisions (Workers or Employers)
Standard of Proof
Burden of Proof
POL 31/2010 Appeals – Claims
(1) March 1, 2022. Housekeeping changes to:
i. Remove the requirement that requests for appeals must go to the Manager of Appeals, as requests can be submitted online (www.wcbsask.com) or via email to the Appeals Department.
ii. Clarify that Operations staff will inform Appeals when a decision is not changed to facilitate a priority review.
(2) January 1, 2014. References updated in accordance with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (Bill 58).
(3) POL and PRO 31/2010, Appeals – Claims (effective December 1, 2010 to December 31, 2013).
(4) POL and PRO 03/1996, Appeals (effective January 1, 1996 to November 30, 2010).
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