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Assessable Labour Portion of Contracts
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PRO 07/2004

Effective date: November 1, 2004

Application: All principals and subcontractors

Policy subject: Employer payroll and premiums

Purpose:

To provide guidelines for determining and assessing the labour portion of contracts.

BACKGROUND

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  1. The WCB has approved POL 07/2004 governing the process for allocating the assessable labour portion of contracts when principals subcontract work.
  2. The following procedure provides staff with specific guidance for determining and assessing the labour portion of contracts.

PROCEDURE

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  1. On receipt of the statement of payroll, the Employer Service Representatives (ESR) will determine whether the contractor/subcontractor is registered with WCB and has the appropriate rate classification.
  2. If the ESR determines that the subcontractor does not have a WCB account and the principal has not indicated the actual labour amount of the contract, the ESR will assign a labour percentage based on the attached Assessment Schedule for Contract Labour.

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8, 122, 131 and General Regulation 4

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Amended

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01 January 2014. References updated in accordance with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013

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Supersedes

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n/a

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Complements

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