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Awaiting appeals

Appeal backlogs and delays, appointee terms, reconsideration powers … some of the issues facing Canadian workers’ compensation appeals tribunals. On Tuesday, the Ontario Ombudsman’s 2014-2015 Annual Report highlighted two matters of concern regarding the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT). Ontario…

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Worker with disability in toxic environment failed by system

“Forced out by a broken system: my endless battle for workplace safety” (RankAndFile.ca, July 23) A worker with a permanent disability, enduring persistent psychological harassment and threats of physical violence, recounts her efforts through multiple means and agencies to gain what should…

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