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Compensation amounts for survivors

2017 compensation amounts for survivors

Lump sum awards 

Spouses of deceased workers are entitled to a one-time lump sum payment. For 2017, this payment is $80,673.30 plus or minus $2,016.83 for each year the spouse is under/over age 40, respectively.

The amount would decrease by $2,016.83 every year older than 40 that the spouse was at the time of the worker's death to a minimum of $40,336.60.

The amount would increase by $2,016.83 every year younger than 40 the spouse was at the time of the worker's death to a maximum of $121,009.87.

Age Amount
20 or younger $121,009.87
25 $110,925.74
30 $100,841.59
35 $90,757.44
40 $80,673.30
45 $70,589.14
50 $60,504.99
55 $50,420.84
60 or older $40,336.60

Monthly awards

The minimum compensation amount payable for spouse and child is $22,904.44 annually.

The maximum earnings ceiling is $88,500 per year (175% of industrial wage for Ontario).

Burial awards

We pay all expenses reasonably connected to the burial - there is no maximum amount.

The minimum amount payable is $3,025.25.

 

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