Day: April 15, 2019

“An advocate for workers’ rights is calling on the province to establish an independent body to adjudicate fair and efficient evaluations on claims associated with work-related illness. Janice Martell of Sudbury believes the current compensation system, which is overseen by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), is ineffective and should be entirely overhauled.” Article: […]

“A new survey has found that 88 per cent of personal support workers (PSWs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) in long‐term care facilities in Ontario experience physical violence on the job. Nearly two-thirds (62 per cent) of the PSWs and 51 per cent of the RPNs experience at least one incident of physical violence each […]