ITF Association

Effecting positive change in Workers’ Compensation through the views of Alberta employers

The Policy Consultation Advisory Group (PCAG) works with the Board of Directors and provides input and advice on policy priorities for the year. This group is made up of four members from the organized labour community and four members of the employer community drawn from members of the ITF Association.  Meeting minutes and additional information on the PCAG can be found on the WCB website.

https://www.wcb.ab.ca/about-wcb/policy-and-legislation/policy-consultation-advisory-group.html

Employer News

  • 1) Advisor Office & Medical Panels Program

    On April 1, 2021 the Appeals Commission became responsible for two independent programs within Alberta’s workers’ compensation system. Advocacy services previously offered by the Fair Practices...

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  • 2) 2021 Legislative & Policy Changes

    2021 Changes to WCB Legislation & Policy Bill 47 introduced a series of changes intended to restore balance and improve efficiencies in the workers compensation system.  Changes will take effect...

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  • 3) WCB Job Connections Website

    Any placement of a WCB claimant creates the opportunity for an employer to take advantage of thw WCB Training on the Job program (TOJ).  TOJs offer wage subsidy to an employer, possible retraining...

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  • 4) COVID-19

    Alberta declared a public health emergency due to COVID-19 on March 17 2020.  This situation impacted employers and the workers' compensation system overall.  Information published by the WCB and OHS is...

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  • 5) Policy Consultation Advisory Group

    The Policy Consultation Advisory Group (PCAG) works with the Board of Directors and provides input and advice on policy priorities for the year. This group is made up of four members from the...

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