COVID-19 Update

WSCC’s Iqaluit and Inuvik offices are now open to the public. The Yellowknife office will re-open following necessary safety changes to our office space. Visit our COVID-19 page for important service updates, and the COVID-19 Resource page for essential tools for your workplace.

News

News

2020/08/10
Yellowknife, NT (August 10, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the pension system for workplace injuries or illnesses. “We’re...
2020/06/15
Yellowknife, NT (June 15 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today released additional materials to assist employers in reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in their...
2020/05/08
Iqaluit, NU (May 8, 2020) – On May 1, 2020 the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission filed five charges in the Nunavut Court of Justice under the Nunavut Safety Act. The Municipality of...
2020/04/27
Yellowknife, NT (April 27, 2020) – Tomorrow, April 28th, the Northern Federation of Labour (NTFL) and the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) will mark the National Day of Mourning by...
2020/04/08
Yellowknife, NT (April 8, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) today announced relief measures for employers who are unable to make their WSCC assessment payments as a...
2020/03/23
Yellowknife, NT (March 23, 2020) – The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) has developed a risk assessment tool to guide employers in determining if a worker can safely be on the...
2020/03/21
The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer for the NWT has recommended that all travellers from outside of the territory self-isolate for 14 days. These efforts will contribute to slow the spread...
2020/03/18
WSCC offices are closed for in-person services effective March 19, 2020 until further notice and many of our employees are working from home to help to reduce the risk of exposure and spread of COVID...
2020/03/17
The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC) is making some changes to the services we provide to help employers and workers stay safe and to help reduce any possible transmission of COVID-...
2020/03/16
We know that employers and workers in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories are concerned about the risk of exposure to COVID-19.  Employers have a responsibility to develop policies and procedures...