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Workplace Safety & Insurance Act

Concurrent employment can bring WSIB claim headaches

Do any of your employees also work for another company? If so, things could get complicated if your worker is ever involved in a workplace accident.

 

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The top 10 employment law stories of 2014

Here is a list of 10 cases that changed the employment law landscape in 2014.

 

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Accommodating injured workers vs. accommodating disabled employees

Under the Workplace Safety & Insurance Act (WSIA), an employer who employs 20 or more employees generally has a duty to re-employ an injured worker who has at least one year continuous service. And under the Ontario Human Rights Code, an employer has a duty to accommodate an employee with a disability. The duty to re-employ is however different than the duty to accommodate.

 

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