Bill 149 – Standing Committee public hearings

| Legislative Assembly

Ontario Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Social Policy will hold public hearings on Bill 149, Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 in Toronto on Feb.12 and Feb 13. Schedule 4 of the bill, amends sections of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act that address both occupational disease claim presumptions and annual adjustments to compensation payments.

Feb. 12 (Monday): IWC will be presenting with the Ontario Network of Injured Workers’ Groups (ONIWG) and the Thunder Bay and District Injured Workers’ Group on around 3:00pm

Feb. 13 (Tuesday): Occupational Disease Reform Association at 10am. ; IAVGO Legal Clinic at noon.

Attend in person or watch live streaming online at

  • Those who want to comment on the bill may send a written submission by 6:00 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.
  • To register or send a written submission, please visit the following link:

For more details go to Notice of hearings