Day: June 29, 2020

“The plan also states that temporary foreign workers are entitled to the same benefits and protections as any other worker in Ontario. That includes workers’ compensation benefits, which are administered by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). However, Ramsaroop claimed employers are reneging on their obligation to file workers’ compensation claims, and estimates that […]

“Temporary foreign workers are entitled to the same benefits and protections as any other worker in Ontario. That includes workers’ compensation benefits, which are administered by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). It also includes protections afforded by the Employment Standards Act. Under Ontario’s new infectious disease emergency leave provisions, a worker’s job is […]

“Ford also promised that farmworkers would be eligible for WSIB if they test positive. Migrant workers themselves have detailed unsafe living and working conditions amid the pandemic, with advocacy groups calling it an ‘human rights catastrophe in the making.’ “ Article: Ontario extends state of emergency to July 15 Author: Jon Meyer Date: June 24, 2020