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
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
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
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.
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
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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