Is it work-related? Novel workers’ compensation decisions deal with harassment and assault


Time Published on May 18, 2017 User Stringer LLP Admin

It may seem fairly obvious when a worker breaks her leg “in the course of employment”. However, injuries and illnesses related to bullying and harassment have drawn significant attention in recent years, and decisions from various workers’ compensation tribunals across the country illustrate that determining the work-relatedness of such injuries is no simple task.

Tag occupational health and safety,  workers' compensation

Early Bird Registration Now Open: 16th Annual Employment Law Conference


Time Published on March 03, 2015 User Stringer LLP Admin

Early Bird registration now open for the 16th Annual Ontario Employment Law Conference in Mississauga.

Tag employment law,  human rights,  labour law,  occupational health and safety,  workers' compensation,  wrongful dismissal litigation

Back to Basics: HRTO Follows Figliola and Refuses to Allow Relitigation of WSIB Claim


Time Published on December 05, 2014 User Stringer LLP Admin

 A recent decision from the HRTO indicates that Figliola can still serve to protect the finality of a workers’ compensation tribunal decision

Tag human rights,  workers' compensation

Class Action Employment Lawsuit Filed Against Canadian Hockey League


Time Published on October 20, 2014 User Stringer LLP Admin

A freshly filed class action lawsuit combines two current trends in employment litigation: a crackdown on unpaid positions and enforcement by class action.

Tag class actions,  employment law,  employment standards,  labour law,  workers' compensation

Register Now for our Complimentary, Quarterly HR-Law Webinar


Time Published on July 07, 2014 User Stringer LLP Admin

Registration now open!

Tag human rights,  labour law,  privacy,  workers' compensation

Workers can Simultaneously Receive WSIB LOE Benefits and ESA Termination Pay


Time Published on April 24, 2014 User Stringer LLP Admin

WSIAT recently held that a worker's loss of earnings benefits under the workers' compensation plan may not be offset by statutory pay in lieu of notice.

Tag employment law,  employment standards,  workers' compensation,  wrongful dismissal litigation

Two Kicks at the Can: Worker Allowed to Re-litigate WSIB Accommodation Dispute at the Human Rights Tribunal


Time Published on November 12, 2013 User Stringer LLP Admin

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ruled that an employee can effectively challenge a WSIB accommodation decision by human rights application.

Tag human rights,  workers' compensation

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