2023 Assessment Rate and Pursuit of Benefit Improvements

WorkSafeNB is pleased to announce it has reduced the average assessment rate for 2023 to $1.31, down 22% from the 2022 rate of $1.69. At the same time as assessment rates are decreasing, WorkSafeNB’s board of directors is pursuing legislative changes that would improve the benefits provided to injured workers and their families. “This is good news for both the employers and injured workers of New Brunswick,” said Tim Petersen, WorkSafeNB’s president and chief executive officer. “For employers, there is a net reduction in costs as they continue to recover from financial challenges brought on by the pandemic and rising.

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