Work Reintegration for Construction Employers

Work Reintegration for Construction Employers The focus of WR The WSIB’s WR program integrates return to work, re-employment, and labour market re-entry (LMR). The “WR goal” is for the WPPs to return the worker to work that he/she has the skills to perform, that is consistent within his/her functional abilities and that, to the extent…

Coverage for Construction Employers

Coverage Who is covered by the WSIA Workers are covered by the WSIA. A “worker” includes anyone employed under a contract of service or apprenticeship with an employer carrying on a construction business. IOs, sole proprietors, partners, and executive officers in the construction industry are required to register with the WSIB, and to pay WSIB…

Registration for Construction Employers

Registration Who needs to register with the WSIB Independent operators (IOs), sole proprietors, partners in a partnership, and executive officers in a corporation who work in, or have a business in, the construction industry are required to register and have coverage with the WSIB. They are deemed “workers” under the WSIA for this purpose, subject…

Unlawful Reprisals FAQ

Unlawful Reprisals FAQ Unlawful Reprisals under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) 1. A worker recently raised a safety concern in the workplace. Am I now prevented from disciplining that worker because of some new and unrelated misconduct? No, as long as the discipline that is being imposed has absolutely nothing to do with…