Workers Compensation Category Page

Articles and resources concerning workers compensation and how it pertains to those seeking employment law advice. The content of these articles, and this website generally, is not intended as legal advice and cannot be relied upon as legal advice.

Can I Refuse Unsafe Work?

Yes, a worker has the right to refuse unsafe work. If a worker has reasonable cause to believe that carrying out a task or job will cause imminent harm or undue hazard to the health and safety of themselves and the people around them, they have the right to refuse to carry out the task [...]

By |2021-05-13T12:10:03-07:00October 20th, 2020|Health and Safety, Workers' Compensation|

I have been injured at work

Workplace injuries can be devastating. What should you do if you’ve been injured at work? Most people hurt at work can't sue in the courts. If you’re in an employment relationship, or you’re an independent business person who carries self-paid insurance premiums with your provincial workers compensation board (called “personal optional protection” or “POP” in [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:41:21-07:00March 2nd, 2020|Health and Safety, Workers' Compensation|

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