Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

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Failed To Register With WSIB? New “Voluntary Registration” Policy May Provide Mercy

Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board has issued a new policy showing when the WSIB will punish – or show mercy to – employers that are required to register with the WSIB but have not done so....more

New Year Construction Projects: Not Before A Clearance Certificate

In the New Year, condo corporations and their managers should pay close attention to new rules from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) requiring them to obtain clearance certificates from the contractors they...more

Employer Did Not Discourage Workers From Reporting Accidents To WSIB: WSIAT

A worker who delayed reporting an alleged workplace accident has claimed that his employer discouraged employees from reporting, but the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal has rejected that claim. The...more

Arbitrator May Not Award Damages For Workplace Injury Where Worker Entitled To WSIB Benefits

An employee who was entitled to Workplace Safety and Insurance Board benefits for a workplace injury could not also obtain damages through arbitration, a labour arbitrator has decided. ...more

New initiatives from the WSIB in 2013

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) is in a state of flux, with many changes happening now and more on the horizon. In order to keep you up-to-date on the most recent workers’ compensation initiatives, this...more

Court Orders Employee To Pay $112,792.70 “Overpayment” Back To WSIB

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

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