Rarely are senior corporate officials jailed for health and safety offences in Canada. But recently, two company directors of an importer and retailer of furniture and accessories, were jailed for 25 days after a worker died...more
An Ontario employee has been convicted of criminal mischief after sending a fake e-mail to fellow employees, degrading another co-worker.
The employee, apparently upset that the co-worker rejected his request that they...more
An Illinois business owner has been taken into custody after his business failed to correct serious trenching hazards and pay Occupational Safety and Health Administration penalties. The case illustrates the personal risk to...more
A disability management company charged under the Ontario Insurance Act with knowingly making false or misleading statements to an insurer has been found not guilty. The charges were brought on behalf of the Financial...more
A crane rental company has been convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined, after criminal negligence charges against it were withdrawn....more
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board has won a court order requiring an employee to pay back a $112,792.70 “overpayment” to the WSIB....more