Medical Issues on Termination of Employment

  There are many issues to be considered in assessing a settlement offer on termination. One such issue is the health of the person who has been fired. Ontario law requires every employer to continue health and insurance benefits for a minimum statutory time period following termination. The minimum period after three months is one […]

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Ombudsman to Investigate WSIB Treatment of Mentally Ill Workers

According to the Toronto Star, the Ombudsman of Ontario has received a 138-page submission calling for an investigation into the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s (WSIB) treatment of workers with chronic mental stress injuries. Under the current WSIB regime, such workers are not entitled to compensation. This is despite the WSIB’s own independent appeals tribunal […]

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