Injured Workers Flag to be raised at City Hall

Thunder Bay’s Mayor to raise the Injured Workers Flag at City Hall and declare June 1st Injured Workers Day in Thunder Bay.

It is important to remember that many people have been denied the ability to enjoy the fruits of their labour by a workplace injury or decease.  Over a thousand people a year are injured or made ill by their workplace in Ontario, some for a lifetime.  Hundreds loose their lives because of a workplace injury or illness every year.

Please join us on  Thursday, June 1st at 10:00 am.

Please clink on link for poster.


WSIB cutting costs at expense of workers’ health, report says

A huge thank you to Sara Mojtehedzadeh for her continuing to tell the story of Injured Workers  and to the Toronto Star for continuing to print then.  This story is from May 24th 

Ontario’s worker compensation board is saving money by reducing spending on drug benefits for workplace accident victims and by providing financial incentives to their health-care providers to limit treatment time, a new report compiled by a Toronto-based legal clinic says.

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