Toronto Star: We’re not going away’: In building evidence of workplace cancer clusters, workers want change to the system meant to protect them

“It took six-and-a-glad years for Sara Sharpe to win a workplace cancer claim on behalf of her husband, a 42-year veteran of General Electric Peterborough.

Shortly after retiring from the plant, he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He died within two weeks. To Sharpe, the fight for workers’ compensation was about acknowledging why.

“It was never about money,” she said. “All I wanted was closure.””

Article: We’re not going away’: In building evidence of workplace cancer clusters, workers want change to the system meant to protect them
Author: Sara Mojtehedzadeh
Date: October 29, 2021