Key Changes to the Work Injury Compensation Act

Ref No.: 060919 (1)

UEN: S97SS0046G

 

Dear Valued ASPRI Members,

 

Key Changes to the Work Injury Compensation Act

 

The Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) simplifies the process of employees making claims for work-related injuries or diseases without having to file a civil suit under common law. It is a low-cost and quicker alternative to common law for settling compensation claims. On 3 Sep 19, an announcement was made regarding several changes to WICA.

 

ASPRI believes that it is crucial for member companies to note and understand these changes. For the key amendments, please refer to the images below.

Appended herein are the following for your further reading: