Ontario's WSIB has released its 2015 premium rates for employers and rates have been frozen for the second year in a row for most employer rate groups.
Premium rates are set for all employers within a particular rate group (or industry) and set as a percentage (%) of each $100 of insurable earnings. Industries with a higher likelihood of workplace injuries typically have higher premiums. These include:
Update: Not everyone happy about WSIB premium rate freeze. Industry group frustrated that rates have not decreased in line with safety improvements and sees continued high rates as "tax." Read more...
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