Dec 192020
 

Thousands of workers got COVID-19 on the job. But the Ministry of Labour has fined just one employer By Sara Mojtehedzadeh – Work and Wealth Reporter – Sat., Dec. 19, 2020  More than 7,600 workers have contracted COVID-19 on the job, prompting thousands of workplace safety inspections across the province. But since the start of the pandemic, the [Read more…]

Sep 082020
 

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2020/09/03/canada-needs-a-national-income-program-for-people-with-disabilities.html By Michael J. Prince As the COVID-19 pandemic endures, the federal government continues to announce new programs to support the financial security and well-being of working Canadians. But not everyone is covered by them. The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), introduced in April and scheduled to end in late September, will provide $76 billion to [Read more…]

Sep 062020
 

WorkSafe2: Follow-up investigation into the management of complex workers compensation claims https://www.ombudsman.vic.gov.au/our-impact/investigation-reports/worksafe2-follow-up-investigation-into-the-management-of-complex-workers-compensation-claims/ FROM OMBUDSMAN AUSTRALIA WORKSAFE2 – Follow up Investigation. From the evidence in this report, it would appear that my 2016 investigation only scratched the surface. New issues were also identified in the files we reviewed, and confirmed in interviews, including the use of [Read more…]

Sep 012020
 

Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness, and Performance (CISWP), and Canadian Standards Associations (CSA Group) have partnered together to provide a webinar series on the Work Disability Management System Standard (CSA Z1011). Register in advance for these free webinars below. Partners: Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP), Canadian Institute [Read more…]