Day: July 18, 2022

“Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is intended to mitigate these effects, yet the WSIB process can be difficult. Supports for injured workers can be fragmented and scarce, especially in underserved areas. We describe the experiences and mental health needs of injured and ill Northwestern Ontario workers in the WSIB process, in order to […]

“In April, Minister of Labour Monte McNaughton announced that the government directed the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) to explore the possibility of increasing wage loss benefits to up to 90 per cent. Currently, most injured workers receive 85 per cent of their net lost wages if they are injured on the job and […]

“An ‘exodus’ of staff from hospitals will worsen unless the Ontario government tackles a growing problem of violence and attacks against their mostly female workers, the Canadian Union of Public Employees says. ‘The pandemic has brought about a further erosion in our working conditions,’ Sharon Richer of CUPE told a news conference Tuesday, citing concerns […]