Day: October 15, 2019

“The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) announced today its dedicated review team has concluded the review of about 300 claims related to rubber workers in the Kitchener Waterloo area that had previously not been allowed.” News Release: WSIB concludes review of past claims of rubber workers Author:  WSIB Date: October 7, 2019

“‘I don’t know how you do that without taking a look at … how the board, in practice, decides occupational disease claims,’ said Bob DeMatteo, a retired occupational health researcher who has spent years advocating for sick General Electric workers in Peterborough along with his wife, Dale.” Article: Provincial workplace cancer review won’t include individual […]

“Workers’ advocates are calling on the Ontario government to enforce existing protections for temporary workers after a 57-year-old grandfather was crushed to death at a North York, Ont. bakery. “ Article: Enrico Miranda ‘Might Be Alive’ If Ontario Enforced Existing Law: Advocates Author: Emma Paling Date: October 10, 2019