Effective date: November 1, 2004
Application: All principals and subcontractors
Policy subject: Employer payroll and premiums
To provide guidelines for determining and assessing the labour portion of contracts.
Principal means any person, association or body that hires a contractor. Principals are considered employers.
Contractor or subcontractor means a business or individual hired under a contract for service by another business or individual and can be present in all industries.
Contract means any work within the scope of the Act undertaken by a contractor or subcontractor for a principal.
The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013
Sections 8, 122, 131
The Workers’ Compensation General Regulations, 1985
(1) February 1, 2021. Definitions updated as per POL 12/2020, Employer Coverage and Registration.
(2) January 1, 2014. Reference updated in accordance with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (Bill 58).
(3) November 1, 2004. New policy and procedure came into force.
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