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Appealing a Decision


WorkplaceNL makes decisions to determine benefit entitlement for workers and covereage requirements for employers. 

Workers or employers dissatisfied with a decision may request an internal review by an Internal Review Specialist.  WorkplaceNL’s decision will be provided in writing.  

To request an Internal Review, contact:  

Administrative Officer, Internal Review
146-148 Forest Road
P. O. Box 9000
St. John’s, NL
A1A 3B8 

Your written request for review must be received by WorkplaceNL within 30 days of a WorkplaceNL decision. Your request, stating reason for dissatisfaction with decision, must be made in writing.

An Internal Review Specialist will inform you, in writing, of WorkplaceNL’s review decision. If you still disagree with the decision, you have the right to request an external review within 30 days of receiving the review decision from WorkplaceNL by the Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Review Division (WHSCRD).  

Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Review Division
Dorset Bldg.
6 Mt. Carson Avenue
Mt. Pearl, NL
A1N 3K4   

Viewing your file
Under WorkplaceNL policy, you (or your authorized representative) can access your file. If an injured worker’s claim is being disputed, an employer is permitted access only to information which is relevant to the disputed matter.  

All requests for file information must be made in writing. Please itemize the information you are requesting and submit to: 

Internal Review Clerk
146-148 Forest Road
P.O. Box 9000
St. John's, NL
A1N 3B8        

Employer Advisors

Jeff Butt
Senior Employer Advisor
Telephone: 709-368-6532 (ext. 226)

Michael Young
Employer Advisor
Telephone: 709-368-6532 (ext. 227)

Employer Advisors
Newfoundland and Labrador Employers' Council
129 Glencoe Drive
Donovan's Industrial Park
Mt.Pearl, NL A1N 4S7
Phone: 709-368-6532
Toll Free: 1-888-738-5900
Fax: 709-368-6543

Workers Advisors

Bernie Coffey
Workers' Advisor
330 Portugal Cove Place
NAPE Bldg., 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 8597, Station "A"
St. John's, NL
A1B 3P2
Telephone: (709) 754-3927
Toll Free: 1-800-563-1998
Fax: (709) 754-3928

Tina Eddy
Workers' Advisor (acting)
Phone: (709) 754-5099
Toll Free: 1-800-563-1998
Fax: (709) 754-2578

John Reardon
Workers' Advisor
113 Lincoln Road
P.O. Box 248
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL
A2A 2J7
Telephone: (709) 489-9193
Toll Fee: 1-877-489-9193
Fax:(709) 489-9194