Revision of the document presented at the 2004 Platform for Change details requirements for a just compensation system based on Meredith Principles.
What really happens to workers with work-acquired permanent injuries unable to get back to their jobs? Using WSIB’s own documents, the ONIWG report explores the poverty-creating effects of the Board’s practice of deeming and proposes solutions.
Practical 24-page guide for the Ontario injured worker provides an overview of the workers’ compensation claims process and WSIB benefits, plus what you should do while you wait (how to replace income, cooperation with the Board, medical treatment, return to work) and where to get help.
Advice for injured workers applying for workers’ compensation.
Plain language summary by Dana Howse of her doctoral thesis ‘Injured Workers’ Moral Engagement in the Compensation System: The Social Production of Problematic Claiming Experience’ with commentary by ONIWG RAC.
Ahead of the Ontario 2018 election, ONIWG sent background information about the issues along with a number of questions to the Liberal, New Democratic, Green, and Progressive Conservative parties. This guide publishes their responses.
Analysis, based on WSIB statistics, of the Board’s performance in recognizing actual wage loss and employment outcomes experienced by seriously injured workers with permanent disabilities.
Report lays out why ONIWG is launching its campaign to address the WSIB’s cost-cutting agenda, the 3 key demands, lived experiences and proposed solutions…
Prescription Over-ruled – Report on how Ontario’s WSIB systematically ignores the advice of medical professionals
Joint ONIWG/OFL report details problems with WSIB practices identified by a growing number of health professionals who see the Board ignoring their opinions on recommended treatment for their patients – with adverse emotional and financial consequences (as illustrated by accounts of injured workers’ experiences). The report proposes solutions to ensure the system works as intended.