Day: January 30, 2019

‘An advocate for cancer-stricken former workers of General Electric in Peterborough says a new review of how the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) considers occupational disease claims is ‘long overdue.’ “ Article: New WSIB review welcomed in Peterborough Author: Joelle Kovach Date: January 29, 2019

“Demers said Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) was designed in an era long before occupational disease was understood. He said it has failed to adapt to the hazards some workplaces have exposed people to.” Article: Workers’ compensation system needs overhaul, expert says Author: Greg Mercer Date: January 28, 2019