Posts tagged with : WSIB

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Mar 19
2019

Policy updates/clarifications

Policy Agenda 2019 The annual Policy Agenda outlines the WSIB’s policy priorities for the coming year. The main purpose of the Policy Agenda is to identify and provide to stakeholders advance notice of anticipated substantive policy items that may involve consultation. As part of the WSIB’s commitment to open communication and service excellence, the Policy […]

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Oct 25
2018

What’s New – Ontario Ministry of Labour | October 2018

Ontario’s Government for the People cutting red tape in order to help create and protect jobs Ontario is open for business: the government is acting to bring jobs and investment back to our province by lightening the burden on business and making sure that hard work is rewarded. The proposed Making Ontario Open for Business Act would […]

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Oct 12
2017

Construction in Ontario Newsletter – October 2017 Edition

In This Issue Bill 142 Update Accreditation Update WSIB Extends Consultation Deadline OCoT Needs You to Lead Your Trade COCA Disappointed with Cancellation of Energy East Pipeline Matthews and Sandals Not Seeking Re-election New on the COCA Website Bill 142 Update Here’s what we know about Bill 142 Construction Lien Amendment Act 2017: The Bill does […]

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Aug 15
2017

You are Invited! WSIB Rate Framework Session

WSIB Rate Framework – Webinar Complimentary Session  Thursday September 14, 2017 |  8.00 am – 9.30 am EST    Emily Russell Workers’ Compensation Specialist         Laura Russell Partner In November 2016, the Board of Directors of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) approved the proposed Rate Framework Reform.  In preparation for the targeted […]

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May 18
2017

WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards

WSIB is excited to introduce a new recognition program called the Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards. This is our first award program specifically for small businesses in Ontario! These awards will recognize outstanding achievement in health and safety initiatives in businesses with fewer than 50 employees. The top three winners will receive cash […]

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Feb 16
2017

Ministry of Labour’s ‘What’s New’ | February 2017

View the full online version here. Ministry launches home renovation and roofing campaigns This month, the ministry will launch two digital advertising campaigns targeting the underground economy in residential renovations and roofing. The campaign will raise homeowner’s awareness of the risks posed by hiring residential renovation and roofing contractors who operate “under the table,” and who potentially […]

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Oct 3
2016

WSIB@WORK Fall 2016 | Issue 4

Seasonal Newsletter brought to you by WSIB Ontario Stakeholder Annual General Meeting 2016 is turning into another landmark year for our organization as we strive to become more financially secure, transparent and accountable to the people we serve – this province’s employers and injured workers. And this progress is on the brink of paying real […]

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Posted:
Sep 16
2016

A Message from the WSIB Chair & President: First Premium Rate Reduction Since 2001

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), we are writing to announce a five per cent reduction on the average premium rate for Schedule 1 in 2017. For 2017, rate groups that have shown positive performance will see a decrease of up to 14 per cent compared […]

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