Join the weekly Tuesday discussion hosted by the Thunder Bay & District Injured Workers Support Group. Contact email@example.com to be added to the email list and get your Zoom link.
First part of the session will look at Resolutions for Political Party Platforms proposed by The Thunder Bay & District Injured Workers Support Group
Whereas the WSIB denies injured workers’ claims through “Deeming” them able to work and;
Whereas Injured workers often are unable to perform the duties of the “Deemed” position and;
Whereas the practice of “Deeming” ignores the fact that deemed positions often do not exist and;
Whereas the “Deeming” by the WSIB has placed injured workers in financial difficulty;
Therefore the NDP will legislate the removal of “Deeming” under the WSIA and an injured worker’s benefits will be based on the injured worker’s pre injury wage rate.
Whereas the WSIB regularly refuses to accept the assessment of an injured worker’s treating health professional and;
Whereas the WSIB appoints their own doctor to assess the injured worker and;
Whereas the WSIB appointed doctor makes an assessment of the injured worker without physically examining and/or involving the injured worker and;
Whereas the WSIB accepts the assessment of a WSIB appointed doctor over the injured worker’s own health professional.
Therefor the NDP legislate that the WSIB accept the assessment of an injured worker’s injuries as determined by the injured worker’s health professional.
Second part (10:45 a.m. on – ) Richard Fink will share chronic pain practices of the WSIB.