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Injured Workers Day: On the 4th Annual Justice Bike Ride in Northern Ontario

Yesterday I read a really interesting and inspiring article in the Ontario Political Forum on the theme of standing up for injured workers in Northern Ontario. 1,150 more words


The WSIB’s internal documents on adjudicating mental stress claims

We entered a new era in the compensation of work-related mental disorders on January 1st this year:

  • The statutory bar on compensation for “mental stress” claims was removed (prior to January 1, 2018, …
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Honouring comrades on Workers' Memorial Day

April 28 marks the Day of Mourning, and workers across the world are taking the time to honour our comrades killed at work.

Migrant workers and their allies join today to demand an end to dangerous, demeaning and dehumanizing work, and an end to unsafe practices that result in injury and death. 234 more words

Show solidarity with Leon! Seeking donations for an injured migrant worker

We are writing with an urgent financial appeal to cover the costs of a MRI for an injured migrant farm worker from Jamaica. We are seeking to raise $1500. 365 more words

The phantom jobs of injured workers

This article was originally published on RankandFile.ca

The WSIB’s horrific practice of deeming

In September 2007, Mark Winegarden damaged his vertebrae while working as a paramedic in Simcoe County. 1,663 more words


Financial Solidarity Needed for Injured Migrant Worker

Dear Friends,
We are writing to ask for your solidarity and support for an injured migrant worker who desperately needs some assistance to stay in his home. 232 more words

Injured workers losing out on Ontario’s wage bump. Here’s why

TORONTO STAR by Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Work and Wealth Reporter

A practice at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board known as “deeming” is forcing injured workers into poverty, labour advocates say. Read more…