Sask. WCB offers relief measures for employers

  Sask. WCB offers relief measures for employers Premium penalties waived for employers effective April 1 until June 30, 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis Regina, Sask., March 30, 2020 – The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is introducing additional relief measures for employers who are unable to pay their WCB premium payments. Effective April 1 until June 30, 2020, the WCB will waive penalties and interest charges for late premium payments. The Government of Saskatchewan announced various measures to support provincial business owners during the COVID-19 crisis. To provide further relief for Saskatchewan employers, the WCB is: Forgiving interest and penalties for late payments on 2020 premiums applied in the month of March. Prioritizing employer payroll revisions to help employers reduce their premiums. Suspending payroll audits until further notice except in situations where an employer may be eligible for a refund. “We are dealing with extraordinary circumstances throughout the province of [...]