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June 28, 2021

28 June 2021

Home safe

A group home worker raised health and safety concerns with us after he and a few colleagues contracted COVID-19.

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June 28, 2021

28 June 2021

Exclusion explanation

A personal support worker contacted us in frustration when he and his colleagues were denied “pandemic pay,” despite being in close contact with patients.

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June 28, 2021

28 June 2021

Open and shut case

A woman who was waiting for the Fair Practices Commissioner (FPC – the WSIB’s internal ombudsman) to assist her with a loss-of-earnings assessment and prescription cost refund sought our help early in the pandemic.

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July 6, 2020

6 July 2020

Debt free

A man sought our help when he was contacted by a collections agency many years after receiving funding from Second Career – a program now operated by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

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July 6, 2020

6 July 2020

Sorry process

We have resolved several complaints over the past three years about the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), which nominates skilled immigrant workers for permanent residency.

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June 25, 2019

25 June 2019

Harsh choice

A provincial government employee complained to us that the practices of the Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Office (WDHP) were onerous and unfair.

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June 27, 2017

27 June 2017

Advisor apology

A man contacted our Office in frustration after the WSIAT heard only one of several claims he had filed, when he was expecting to have them all heard at the same time.

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June 27, 2017

27 June 2017

Privacy dependent

The widow of a man killed in a workplace accident complained to us that WSIB would not extend survivor benefits to her son, because it had no evidence that the worker, who was not the boy’s biological father, was his legal parent at the time of the accident.

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November 8, 2016

8 November 2016

Unfinished business

A man complained to our Office about the WSIB after he had not received an update on his compensation application for almost a year.

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