Well compensated: Head of Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board earned almost $900K last year
New salary disclosures from the Canada government reveal that the head of the Workers’ Compensation Board took home almost $900,000 last year.
The salary for Guy Kerr, posted online by the province, shows he was paid $742,000 in base salary along with $154,000 in added benefits.
Five WCB vice-presidents took home salaries and benefits ranging from $460,000 to more than $600,000.
The agency is responsible for assessing and paying claims arising from workplace injuries.
The province is reviewing all WCB operations to determine if the agency remains effective and affordable.
The province is also reviewing all salaries on agencies, boards and commissions with an eye to bringing them in line with comparable roles in the public service.
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