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What you don’t know can hurt you: A new wave of WSIB claims for chronic mental stress

On May 17, 2017, Bill 127 (Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act) received Royal Assent. The Bill modified the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act to allow WSIB benefits for workers who suffer from chronic mental stress in the course of their employment. In advance of Bill 127 coming into force on January 1, 2018, the WSIB released

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On the first day of Christmas…

If, like me, you estimate that you’ve heard this holiday tune about a million times, then you have probably wondered on more than one occasion, what kind of gifts are these?  A partridge?  I don’t care that it comes with a pear tree. Hens? Geese? I mean, other than the five golden rings (to which

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WSIB announces new and revised policies, effective November 1, 2014

Following a two-year policy review process, the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) has recently published several new and revised policies, all of which became effective as of November 1, 2014. The review initiative came in response to challenges associated with determinations of “work-relatedness” and with the adjudication of claims involving pre-existing conditions; and indeed

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