Articles 2020

Aujourdʼhui
Aujourdʼhui

It's Not a Treasure Hunt: A Judicial Review of a WSIAT Decision on what is "Reasonably Incidental to Employment"

  • 20 mars 2017
  • Dan Revington

This insightful article highlights the deference the courts give to decisions of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT), noting that review of a decision will be on the "organic whole, without a line-by-line treasure hunt for error." As an added bonus, the article also provides a reminder that remote work locations create exceptions for what will be considered "reasonably incidental to employment".

Accidents de travail

Reluctance of Reconsidering Decisions

  • 07 juin 2016
  • Michelle M. Lomazzo

Policy 11-01-14, Reconsiderations of Decisions, states, “The WSIB may reconsider any decision made by it and may confirm, amend or revoke the decision. The WSIB may do so at any time if the WSIB considers it advisable to do so.”

Droit de la protection de la vie privée, Accidents de travail

Bill 163: First Responders with PTSD

  • 11 avril 2016
  • Stephen Roberts and Claire Bebbington

Bill 163, Supporting Ontario’s First Responder’s Act (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder), 2016, moved quickly through the Legislature with support from all parties.

Accidents de travail

Overview of the WSIB’s Approach to Time Limits

  • 18 janvier 2016
  • Cézanne Charlebois, M.A., LL.B

In 2012 and 2013, the WSIB undertook an overhaul of its Appeals Services Division to provide better, more accountable and more efficient service to all stakeholders.

Accidents de travail

2015 Ron Ellis Award - Honouring David Wilken

  • 16 novembre 2015
  • Maryth Yachnin

On June 23, 2015, David Wilken received the Ron Ellis Award in recognition of his contribution to workers’ compensation law in Ontario.

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