Day: December 6, 2018

“The provincial workers’ compensation board has denied 94 per cent of chronic mental stress cases since new legislation extended benefits coverage to employees experiencing long-term trauma or harassment on the job, according to an internal Workplace Safety and Insurance Board audit obtained by the Star.” Article: Worker’s compensation board denies over 90 per cent of […]

“Since most of Kitchener’s rubber plants have closed, it’s only become harder for former workers to get their claims for occupational disease accepted. The WSIB has slashed the amount of compensation it doles out annually by almost half since 2010 — as the board responds to pressure to reduce costs and cut employers’ contributions.” Article: […]