Day: May 6, 2019

“The WSIB workers compensation system is so far out of whack that it needs to be fundamentally revamped or reworked, says a member of the Manitoulin North Shore Injured Workers Group (MNSIWG).” Article: Injured workers group calls for revamping of workers compensation system Author: Tom Sasvari Date: May 3, 2019

“Bike couriers for Uber Eats in Ontario will now be covered by two types of accident and health insurance. Uber Eats will offer its own insurance, and the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) will require the company to pay premiums for coverage under the board for its couriers.” Article: Uber Eats announces insurance […]

“More than 20 years ago, doctors were stumped to explain a bizarre neurological disorder that aggressively attacked Allan MacLean and stole his life away. So they gave it their best guess — deciding the rubber worker had an extremely rare condition known as Moyamoya Disease, a disorder never before seen in Canada and normally only […]

“On Sunday, April 28 … former workers, widows, children and grandchildren gathered to watch an early cut of a documentary about Peterborough’s GE workers and their struggle to seek compensation due to occupational diseases.” Article: Activist spirit re-ignited by Peterborough GE worker documentary Author: Taylor Clysdale Date: April 30, 2019