All employers who operate or establish a business in the Northwest Territories and/or Nunavut must register with the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission (WSCC), unless they meet the Temporary Employer criteria as set out in WSCC Policy 00.05.01– Determining Status of Persons Under the Workers’ Compensation Acts: Employers. Employers who fail to register must pay a penalty to the WSCC.
Did you know you can register your business online with WSCC Connect? Read the step-by-step instructions here.
Note: The WSCC registers your account within three business days of receiving all your required information.