WorkSafeNB’s CUPE Local 1866 members, representing 27% of our staff, are now on strike.
Health and safety remain our priority. While 29 designated CUPE members are staying on the job to continue critical operations, workers and employers may experience delays in service.
These delays include:
We are doing everything we can to alleviate delays, including: prioritizing responsibilities, perhaps delaying or pausing some activities to focus on critical operations (payments, adjudications, etc.); and working diligently with health care providers to ensure continued efficient flow of health care services.
We know waiting can be difficult. You can help: If you are sending us any form, including the Application for Workers’ Compensation Benefits, please ensure it is completed IN FULL. Many forms have instructions on the first or last page.
Workers waiting for a claim decision:
Not registered for MyServices? Please go to our website at worksafenb.ca and select the MyServices tab.
We respect the collective bargaining process and will continue to deliver services in the best means possible. WorkSafeNB cares deeply about injured workers, employers, as well as our staff, and is committed to doing everything we can to support you during this time.
Please check our website for further information as it becomes available.