Fraud conviction for worker who collected workers’ compensation benefits after returning to job

A Saskatchewan labourer has pleaded guilty to fraud after having been caught collecting workers compensation benefits following his return to work.

He has also been ordered to reimburse the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board for more than $22,000.00 in workers compensation benefits that he received.

The man avoided jail time but was given a conditional sentence of two years less a day.

The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board press release can be read here.

 

Adrian Miedema

About Adrian Miedema

Adrian is a partner in the Toronto Employment group of Dentons Canada LLP. He advises and represents public- and private-sector employers in employment, health and safety and human rights matters. He appears before employment tribunals and all levels of the Ontario courts on behalf of employers. He also advises employers on strategic and risk management considerations in employment policy and contracts.

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