Workers’ compensation: engagement

The Government of Nova Scotia is reviewing workers’ compensation.

About the engagement

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) provides workplace injury insurance to workers and employers in Nova Scotia. It provides insurance to 20,600 employers and insures about 353,000 workers.

The workers’ compensation system helps educate workers and workplaces on how to prevent workplace injury. It also supports safer work in the workplace. And when a workplace injury occurs, it provides financial help, access to support services and benefits to workers and their families. Support is also available to workers and employers throughout the process to help with a healthy and safe return to work.

Government is reviewing the workers’ compensation system (including organizations and support service providers) to help improve the system for both employers and workers throughout the province.

Workers and employers are invited to share feedback on how the workers’ compensation system can better support workers and workplaces (including workplaces that are not currently required to have workers’ compensation injury insurance).

Get informed

Learn more about the workers’ compensation system and how it helps workers and employers.

How to participate

Survey closed on 10 December 2023. Public engagement sessions were held 14 November 2023 to 8 December 2023.

Next steps

A summary of feedback will be published after the engagement period. Feedback will be reviewed by government and help improve the workers’ compensation system.

More information about the engagement

You can send questions about the workers’ compensation engagement to .


Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration
Workers’ compensation engagement

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