ADVISORY: OFL to Release Damning Report on WSIB Premium Rebates for Employers Convicted for Workplace Fatalities

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November 21, 2014

ADVISORY: OFL to Release Damning Report on WSIB Premium Rebates for Employers Convicted for Workplace Fatalities
(TORONTO, ON) ─ On Monday, November 24, the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) will be releasing a damning report about the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), demonstrating that Ontario’s workplace compensation system continues to pay millions in financial rewards to employers who are convicted of offences resulting in the death or serious injury of their workers.
WHAT: Media Conference
WHEN: Monday, November 24 at 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Queen’s Park Media Studio, Toronto
WHO: OFL President Sid Ryan and Report Author Joel Schwartz, Staff Lawyer for the Industrial Accident Victims’ Group of Ontario (IAVGO)
The full report will be posted online to the OFL website at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 24, 2014, in advance of the media conference:www.OFL.ca.
The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) represents 54 unions and one million workers in Ontario. For information, visit www.OFL.ca and follow the OFL on Facebook and Twitter: @OFLabour.
 
For further information:
Sid Ryan, OFL President: 416-209-0066 or @SidRyan_OFL
Joel Duff, OFL Communications Director: 416-707-0349 or jduff@ofl.ca *FRENCH/ENGLISH*