Workers' Compensation: Payroll's Responsibility

Gain a better understanding and improve your organization’s administration of workers’ compensation in each jurisdiction from a payroll perspective. This three-part online seminar covers the key elements of the process, including calculating premiums, reconciling and reporting payments, and filing annual returns.


Participants will be able to:

  • Learn the employer's obligations as it relates to workers' compensation coverage and exceptions to coverage
  • Identify workers' compensation assessable earnings, based on employment jurisdiction
  • Learn how to calculate the workers' compensation premiums on assessable earnings
  • Estimate the wage loss benefits available to an injured worker
  • Process payments from the employer that might be provided during a workers' compensation claim
  • Report payments from the employer on T4 and RL-1 slips; and
  • Complete the annual year end workers' compensation reconciliations and reporting

Who should attend?

This introductory online professional development seminar is perfect for those new to payroll, experienced payroll practitioners, payroll analysts, specialists or if you oversee the payroll department. This online PD seminar will provide you with the knowledge and skill required to excel at your administrative functions within the payroll department as it relates to workers' compensation


  • Participants will engage in online polls, test your knowledge exercises and be able to ask questions via interactive collaboration using the ON24 online platform.
  • This online PD seminar will consist of three 60 minute modules and a 30 minute Q&A
  • The sessions will be Instructor / Facilitator led with one session per week over three weeks.
  • You will receive an auto generated email 48-hours before the first session with instructions and links to download course materials and access the online PD seminar.
  • An evaluation will be displayed after each module.
  • Participants may also choose to take an optional online multiple choice test following the seminar to self-evaluate their learning.

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Please note that after registering online for this event, you will receive an email confirmation that confirms your registration. Confirmation emails are sent approximately within 2 business days after the registration has been processed.

Three business days before the live event, you will be sent the link to access the online PD seminar on the scheduled day.

Also, detailed instructions on accessing the online PD seminar will be emailed to you on the morning of the event.


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