Allowed Lost Time Claims Receiving Loss of Earnings Benefits
Loss of Earnings benefits are the wage loss benefits a worker receives for time lost from work due to a work-related injury or illness occurring on or after January 1, 1998. Improved recovery and return to work outcomes will be reflected in this measure.
The bar graphs below show the percentage of claims receiving Loss of Earnings benefits at three and six months post-injury or illness. Each bar is split by level of Loss of Earnings benefits – full and partial. Over the past five years, the percentage of claims on partial Loss of Earnings benefits at both three and six months remained consistent. However, in 2016, there was an increase in the percentage of claims on full Loss of Earnings benefits at both three and six months post-injury or illness.