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Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act & Commentary, 2017/2018 Edition

This concise guide to the law relating to workers' compensation in Ontario is designed for lawyers, in-house counsel, human resources professionals and workers' advisory organizations.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433494560

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There's Always Changes in the Law – Are You Keeping Up?
This concise guide to the law relating to workers' compensation in Ontario is designed for lawyers, in-house counsel, human resources professionals and workers' advisory organizations. The book contains 13 chapters, outlining the law in Ontario and the procedural requirements of handling or appealing a claim. Other features include the full text of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 and the Workers' Compensation Act (pre-1998), and pertinent extracts of previous legislation, along with regulations and other related statutes.

Features:

  • 13 commentary chapters written by authors with over 30 years of practical experience in the field
  • Update on changes in Board policies and Administrative Practice Documents, and pertinent Appeals Tribunal decisions and practice directions
  • Full text of relevant acts and regulations, and predecessor legislation

Highlights of the New Edition:

  • Latest update based on recent Board Administrative Practice Documents and Workplace Safety and Insurance Tribunal decisions and practices
  • Recent amendments to General (O. Reg. 175/98) from O. Reg. 470/16, in force between December 16, 2016and January 1, 2019

Who Will Benefit:

  • Employment and labour lawyers who represent clients in workers' compensation claims
  • Workers advocacy organizations who advise workers on their rights
  • Legal clinics that provide assistance in workers' compensation cases
  • Human resources professionals who need an overview of workplace safety and workers' compensation legal requirements

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Table of contents

Commentary
Introduction
Chapter 1: Which Act Applies?
Chapter 2: Workers' Compensation Resources
Chapter 3: Administration and Interpretation of the Act
Chapter 4: Coverage of the Act
Chapter 5: Injury by Accident Arising out of and in the Course of Employment
Chapter 6: Rehabilitation and Return to Work
Chapter 7: Suitable Employment
Chapter 8: Benefits – Determining Pre-Injury Earnings
Chapter 9: Benefits – Loss of Earnings Benefits
Chapter 10: Benefits – Non-Economic Loss Awards
Chapter 11: Claims and Payments Issues
Chapter 12: Employers' Duties and Assessments
Chapter 13: Appeals
Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 16, Sch. A
Workers' Compensation Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. W.11 (pre-1997)
Workers' Compensation Amendment Act, 1989, S.O. 1989, c. 47 (Bill 162) (post-1989)
Workers' Compensation Amendment Act, 1984 (No. 2), S.O. 1984, c. 58 (pre-1989)
Workers' Compensation Act, R.S.O. 1980, c. 539 (pre-1985)
Table of Concordance – Significant Sections Under Five Versions of Ontario's Workers' Compensation Legislation
Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 and Workers' Compensation Act Regulations
Insurance Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. I-8 (extract)
Government Employees Compensation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. G-5
Table of Concordance