ONWIG: Phantom Jobs & Empty Pockets–What really happens to workers with work acquired disabilities

“What happens to people who are injured at work? Most of the time, workers heal and they return to their regular jobs and lives. But what about those workers who don’t fully recover? Some of those people are looked after by workers’ compensation, as they should be. But many are not. By WSIB’s own statistics, almost half of permanently injured workers have neither jobs nor workers’ compensation benefits.”

Report: Phantom Jobs & Empty Pockets: What really happens to workers with work acquired disabilities
Author:  Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONWIG)
Date: May 22, 2019