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When contesting claims, time is of the essence

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Élodie Brunet

In 2014, according to the most recent statistical data available, Quebec employers paid more than $2.5 billion in employer contributions to the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST), the Quebec governmental body responsible for the administration of workers’ compensation claims.

In fact, in a system that is 100 per cent funded by employers, CNESST costs and contributions can easily figure among the most important operating costs a Quebec company can have. Without proper management of their claims,...