Lessons from Canada

Craig Stephenson

How the Ontario workers' compensation board is reducing its unfunded liabilities.

In Canada, the Ontario provincial Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) appears to be on track to closing its unfunded liability gap. This is the difference between what the WSIB needs to fund payouts to injured workers in Ontario and how much money it actually has on hand. Steering the WSIB into a more sustainable future is Elizabeth Witmer, who took over the helm of Ontario's workers compensation board in 2012. In in two ...

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Published 14 July, 2014 | Updated 14 October, 2014