Office of the Employer Advisor

The Office of the Employer Advisor provides Prince Edward Island employers and employer associations with free and confidential advice, assistance, representation and education on matters under the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, independent of the Workers Compensation Board. 

What can the Employer Advisor do for me?

The employer advisor can offer you independent advice, representation and training in:
•    Managing claims
•    Appealing decisions
•    Classification and assessments, and
•    Workplace health and safety.

In addition, the employer advisor will help you prepare submissions to the Internal Reconsideration Officer (IRO) and the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT). 

Will I have to pay for the Employer Advisor’s services?

You will not be charged for this service. The assessments you pay to the Workers Compensation Board of PEI funds the Office of the Employer Advisor.

Upcoming Events

WCB Annual Public Meeting - Friday, June 22, 2018


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Who can I contact for assistance?

Patricia McPhail (Employer Advisor)
40B Burns Avenue, Charlottetown
Telephone: (902) 368-6132
Facsimile: (902) 368-4382

Published date: 
August 17, 2016
Workforce and Advanced Learning

General Inquiries

Labour and Industrial Relations
161 St. Peters Road
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Phone: (902) 368-5550
Toll-free: 1-800-333-4362
Fax: (902) 368-5476