Waterloo Region Record: Rubber workers should be allowed to sue, miners’ advocate says

“Sick rubber workers or their surviving families should have the right to sue their former employers, says the daughter of a Northern Ontario miner who has fought for years to help ailing workers in that sector. Since the original Workmen’s Compensation Act was created in 1914, Ontarians haven’t been allowed to join class action lawsuits in cases where they believe their illness is linked to workplace exposures. Their only option is to pursue compensation through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).”

Article: Rubber workers should be allowed to sue, miners’ advocate says
Author: Greg Mercer
Date: January 13, 2019