Orillia Matters: Advocates rally against WSIB’s ‘deeming’, call it ‘systemic racism’

“The controversial provision allows the Board to ‘deem’ any injured worker to be capable of working in another suitable job, whether that job exists or not, and cut their benefits accordingly. ‘We believe that the workers’ compensation system is racist and that we are treated very badly. This systemic racism does not treat us like we are human,’ the letter states, noting that migrant workers are hit hardest by the practice.”

Article: Advocates rally against WSIB’s ‘deeming’, call it ‘systemic racism’
Author: New Canadian Media
Date: March 24, 2022