COVID-19: WCB – Premium Payments Deferred and More
The following is an excerpt of a release from the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia:
“Premium payments deferred for three months; interest and late payment fees waived until further notice. We understand that these are very challenging times for many businesses. In partnership with the Province of Nova Scotia, all WCB premium payments from employers are deferred until July. Interest and late payment fees will be waived until further notice.”
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“We will adjudicate claims related to COVID-19 on a case-by-case basis. As with any claim received, WCB Nova Scotia will adjudicate claims related to COVID-19 on a case-by-case basis. As set out in the Workers’ Compensation Act, compensation is only available for a work-related injury or illness. It is not provided for workers who cannot work for preventative or precautionary reasons, such as a quarantine situation.”