FEL Benefits and Older Workers


Workers who are 65 years of age or older and injured are entitled to compensation benefits until the date of Maximum Medical Recovery (MMR) because temporary disability ends on this date. These workers are not entitled to benefits for future economic loss (FEL).

Application date

This policy applies to all decisions made on or after January 1, 1991, for accidents from January 2, 1990 to December 31, 1997.

Document History

This document replaces 05-01-13 dated September 4, 1991.


Legislative Authority

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, as amended

Section 103

Workers' Compensation Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended

Sections 37, 43(2)


Administrative #15, June 23, 2004, Page 376