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Summarizing WSIB’s proposed Rate Framework

One of the key goals of the proposed Preliminary Rate Framework is to implement a “streamlined and simpler classification structure”. The word “simpler” is key!

 

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Employers’ perspective on recent WSIB headlines

There has been a flurry of articles and editorials in recent weeks regarding changes at the WSIB, many of them critical of what they see as an “anti-worker agenda.”

 

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WSIB making progress: The hard reality for employers

Elizabeth Witmer, who has held the position of WSIB chair for over a year now, recently reported that the WSIB has made significant progress in the quality of service it provides to Ontario workers and employers.

 

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The importance of participating in a WSIB worker appeal

Ever had a worker appeal a decision from the WSIB? Did you decide to participate? What are the implications of not participating?

 

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Final WSIB work reintegration/NEER policies

Last March, we discussed the WSIB’s new return-to-work approach that consist of the interim changes to the work reintegration policies under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act , and the Work Reintegration NEER policy. Following extensive stakeholder consultation, the final seven policies on Work Reintegration and NEER become effective July 15, 2011.

 

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