Day: November 8, 2021

“Few people who’ve developed cancer from exposure to toxins in workplaces in Peterborough and across Ontario are getting compensation, says an advocacy group–and they say the provincial health ministers is “ducking responsibility” to rectify that, though ministry staff disagrees.” Article: Labour minister ‘ducking responsibility’ for GE Peterborough toxic workplace compensation, group claims Author: Joelle Kovach […]

“Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has announced it’s establishing a new advisory table, which will help shape provincial policy related to compensating workers who are impacted by occupational disease. The Scientific Advisory Table for Occupational Disease, announced on Nov. 2, will support the WSIB in gathering scientific evidence to help inform new and existing […]

“Injured workers and groups in Sudbury that advocate for them say it’s time the provincial government put money in their pockets instead of the millions it intends to return to employers.  Last week, the Sudbury Workers Education and Advocacy partnered with the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups to lobby that injured workers “get back […]