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Injured Workers Compensation

Includes information about workers, rights when they are injured on the job and about the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I have chronic back pain from the heavy lifting I have to do at work. My boss offered me a different job that pays less"
  • "The chemicals I have to use at work gave me asthma and now I can't work."
  • "Chronic pain from a work-related injury has made me depressed. Because of my depression, my employers cut my hours."
  • "I saw a co-worker die and now I'm afraid to go back to work"
  • "I got a letter from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) saying that my benefits have been reduced"

Legal Services and Information

Records for Injured Workers Compensation
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
Canada. House of Commons The popularly elected component of Parliament where most major government legislation is introduced. * Constitutionally authorized to introduce legislation concerned with the raising or spending…
Workers Health & Safety Centre Offers a comprehensive package of health and safety training solutions range from ready-made packages to customized versions adapted for individual workplaces
Community Legal Services of Ottawa COVID-19 (8 October 2021): please refer to each program-at-site for more information * the front doors to CLSO offices will be locked, with a sign…
Ontario. Office of the Worker Adviser Independent agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour * advises and represents non-union workers who have been injured at work or who have been threatened…
Vanier Community Service Centre - Clinique juridique francophone d'Ottawa Legal services for low-income francophones living in Ottawa in different areas of law such as: Immigration Housing (problems between tenants and landlords only) Ontario Disability…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…
Community Legal Services of Ottawa COVID-19 (8 October 2021): please refer to each program-at-site for more information * the front doors to CLSO offices will be locked, with a sign…
Community Legal Services of Ottawa COVID-19 (8 October 2021): please refer to each program-at-site for more information * the front doors to CLSO offices will be locked, with a sign…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization * links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services