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The Committee of Review - Workers' Compensation Act is looking for feedback from the public on the Saskatchewan workers’ compensation system.
The Workers' Compensation Act Committee of Review (Committee of Review) was appointed on August 5, 2021.
Under The Workers' Compensation Act, 2013 (Act) the government must appoint a Committee of Review at regular times. The first review was held in 1945. The following 14 reviews were about four years apart. In 2019, the Act was changed to give the committee five years between reviews.
This is the sixteenth Committee of Review.
The Committee of Review has five members:
The committee will look at:
The committee wants information from:
The committee will accept:
The committee will not:
The committee will review the Saskatchewan compensation system. They will not review compensation systems in general or systems outside of Saskatchewan.
The committee will write a report on their findings. They may make recommendations for:
Using this website shows you agree with the above statements.
Public hearings have ended.
The Workers' Compensation Act Committee of Review would like to thank the individuals and organizations who participated in the public consultation process. Your input is appreciated and valued.
The committee will use the next few months to review the submissions as they relate to the workers' compensation system; to conduct research on pertinent issues and to synthesize the findings into recommendations for the Minister responsible for the Workers'; Compensation Board.
It is expected that the recommendations and report will be completed by Fall 2022.
|January 18, 2022||Saskatchewan Coalition of Rehabilitation Psychologists||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 18, 2022||Individual||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 18, 2022||Canadian Payroll Association||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 19, 2022||Saskatchewan Federation of Labour||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 19, 2022||Individual||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 19, 2022||TBD||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 20, 2022||TBD||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 20, 2022||Individual||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 20, 2022||TBD||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 21, 2022||Individual||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 21, 2022||PSAC Prairies||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 21, 2022||Individual||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 25, 2022||SGEU||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 25, 2022||Chiropractors' Association of Saskatchewan||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 25, 2022||SHA||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 26, 2022||Individual||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 26, 2022||Individual||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 26, 2022||Individual||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 27, 2022||Chouinard and Samuel||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 27, 2022||Canadian Payroll Association||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|January 27, 2022||Individual||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
|February 4, 2022||Individual||1:30 p.m.||Virtual|
|February 4, 2022||Individual||2:15 p.m.||Virtual|
|February 4, 2022||Individual||3:00 p.m.||Virtual|
Submissions to the Committee of Review will be used in the review process. If your submission is shared with others, you will not be identified.
Personal information will only be shared with your permission. This includes your name.
The committee may share information if:
The committee may share an organization's information, including on the internet or in a written report.
Your personal information will only be used for the review. You will not be put on any lists or mailing lists. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your submissions. Submissions are now closed.
The following submissions have been received by the Committee of Review:
BCL Consulting Group
Canadian Mental Health Association
Canadian Payroll Association
Chiefs of Police
Chiropractors' Association of Saskatchewan
Chouinard and Samuel
City of Moose Jaw
Commissionaires North Sask Division
COPE Local 397
Gold Eagle Lodge
Hilton Garden Inn
Kelly Panteluk Construction Ltd.
KMS Construction Ltd.
Merit Contractors Association
Ministry of Advanced Education
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Immigration and Career Training
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
Office of the Workers' Advocate
Preston Early Learning Centre
Psychology Association of Saskatchewan
Public Service Alliance of Canada Prairies
Public Service Commission
Ranch Ehrlo Society
Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health
Saskatchewan Association of Rehabilitation Centres
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
Saskatchewan Coalition of Rehabilitation Psychologists
Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association
Saskatchewan Federation of Labour
Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association
Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation
Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
Saskatoon Business Association
Union of Safety and Justice Employees
University of Saskatchewan
Some submissions may not be listed here, as outlined in the Privacy Statement.
Louise Greenberg (Chairperson)
Louise Greenberg is currently an Executive in Residence at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) at the University of Regina.
Before joining JSGS, Louise worked for 32 years in the Government of Saskatchewan with the last five years as Deputy Minister of Advanced Education. Louise currently serves on several boards in Saskatchewan.
Shawna Nelson (Representative for Business, Acting Chair)
Shawna Nelson is the director of sales at the Sheraton Cavalier and The James Hotel in Saskatoon. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan and has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience in the hotel and hospitality industry.
She served on the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce Board, was the past chair of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, and represented Saskatchewan on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Board.
Currently, she is a member of the Tourism Saskatchewan Board, SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival chair, and is the Saskatoon Destination Marketing Hotels Inc. chair.
She enjoys relaxing at the family cabin at Candle Lake, playing a round of golf and cherishes mother/daughter time.
Sandra Seitz (Representative for Labour)
Sandra has been employed with the Saskatchewan Health Authority for 37 years. For 30 of those years, she has been a trade union activist with the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Sandra has held various local, provincial, regional and national leadership roles within the trade union movement.
Sandra lives in Weyburn with her husband Darryl. They have three children and five grandchildren.
Blaine Dubreuil (Representative for Business)
Blaine obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan and spent several years in the agriculture sector before moving into the construction industry.
He is the chief financial officer of the Allan Construction Group of Companies, was instrumental in establishing both Ironhouse Properties Ltd. and Saskatoon Transportation Link Ltd., is working to bring a heavy industrial rail facility to the RM of Blucher, and works part-time on the family-owned farm in the R.M. of Biggar.
Blaine knows that the industry's future success relies on effective collaboration between stakeholders. To that end, he has served as chair and past chair of Merit Saskatchewan; as a director for Merit Canada; and currently sits on the Saskatoon Construction Association Board.
Blaine lives in Saskatoon with his wife, Janis, and their three sons.
Dion Malakoff (Representative for Labour)
Dion Malakoff has been the executive director of the Saskatchewan Provincial Building and Constructions Trades Council since 2017. The council is made up of unions representing construction workers in the province.
Dion became a journeyperson boilermaker in 2003. He worked as a welder, pipefitter, foreman and general foreman before joining the staff at Boilermakers Local 555. Dion served as a business representative and the assistant business manager at Local 555, with a focus on training and labour-management relations.
Dion currently represents construction sector employees on the Board of the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission and is an organized labour director for the Saskatchewan Safety Association.
Dion makes a positive impact in the community by giving his time to many volunteer organizations and community associations.
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