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June 27, 2020

Record no. of worker compensation claims filed due to mental illnessJapan Today, JAPAN

June 26, 2020

Wearables market expected to boom, with benefits for workers’ compInsurance Business, NY

June 25, 2020

Fewer workers died last year compared to 2018, Saskatchewan WCB says – Moose Jaw Today, SK

June 23, 2020

Clearing the air on respiratory hazards – Canadian Metalworking, ON

June 17, 2020

BC Nurses’ Union says nurses with COVID-19 must have access to immediate coverage – My Powell River, BC

June 16, 2020

Medical Marijuana Reimbursement in Workers’ Compensation SystemsLegal Talk Network, CO

Theatres, concerts, cinemas to reopen throughout Quebec next weekDaily Hive, QC

June 12, 2020

WorkSafeBC proposes adding presumptive claims for COVID-19 illnessThe Province, BC

June 11, 2020

WorkSafeBC told to investigate allegation of ‘culturally unsafe’ workplace at City of VancouverCBC News, BC

June 8, 2020

COVID-19, the new ‘occupational disease’? Thousands of workers compensation claims filed over coronavirus infectionsNational Post, ON

C-suite leadership is the nagging gap in preventionOHS Canada, ON

June 2, 2020

Landmark ruling deems employer liable for an employee killed by her partner while working from homeWomen’s Agenda, AUS

May 30, 2020

Yukon agency reports ‘tremendous’ support for regulations on workplace harassmentCBC News, YK

May 29, 2020

WCB Nova Scotia announces further support for employers during COVID-19OHS Canada, ON

May 27, 2020

Safe Roads Campaign important reminder to driversCTV News, MB

May 25, 2020

BC Building Trades call for public inquiry into COVID-19 health and safetyJournal of Commerce, BC

May 20, 2020

Coronavirus reverberates through U.S. workers’ compensation marketInsurance Business, NY

May 14, 2020

Illness from coronavirus can be an occupational injury in Denmark: new guidanceLexology, UK

May 13, 2020

The Workplace and COVID-19: Workers’ Compensation to the Rescue?Forbes, NY

May 11, 2020

Ontario urged to follow B.C. with presumptive workers’ compensation for COVID-19Our Windsor, ON

May 8, 2020

The UncountedToronto Star, ON

May 6, 2020

WSIB’s Rod Cook appointed to Pacific Coast University board of directorsPCU-WHS, BC

May 1, 2020

NCCI launches tool to estimate pandemic impact on compBusiness Insurance, NY

April 29, 2020

Labour leaders want action on COVID-19 outbreaks at Alberta meat plantsRadio Canada International, AB

April 28, 2020

National Day of Mourning commemorates workers injured or killed on the jobThe Guardian, PE

WSIB marks national day of mourningBreakfast Television (City TV), ON

Day of Mourning: N.W.T. and Nunavut continue to have highest workplace death rate in countryCBC News, NT/NU

Amid COVID-19, take time on April 28 to mark Day of MourningFirst Reference, ON

April 27, 2020

COVID-19 prompts Day of Mourning ceremonies to go virtualDaily Commercial News, ON

April 22, 2020

WCB Manitoba giving back $37M to employers in provinceCTV News, MB

April 21, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Manitoba Workers Compensation Board returning $37 million surplus to businesses impacted by COVID-19 pandemicGlobal News, MB

Workers Compensation Board refunding $37 million surplus to employers to ease pandemic cash crunchThompson Citizen, MB

Workers Compensation Board returning $37M to help Manitoba employersCTV News, MB

April 20, 2020

Regulators and Lawmakers Introducing Workers’ Comp to COVID-19Claims Journal, NJ

April 17, 2020

On National Day of Mourning, Sarnians encouraged to remember lives lostSarnia & Lambton County This Week, ON

No, don’t set up a coronavirus victims compensation fund: Workers’ comp is the fairer responseDaily News, NY

April 15, 2020

Employers warned over health and safety amid COVID-19 workers’ compensation claimsThe Guardian, AUS

April 13, 2020

Workplace Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic Part II: Consequences for Failing to Comply with WorksafeBC RequirementsMondaq, BC

April 10, 2020

Virus-Related Workers’ Comp Claims May Have Potential In NY Law 360, NY

April 9, 2020

Workers’ Compensation Goes Virtual Amid Coronavirus OutbreakProgressive Grocer, IL

April 6, 2020

Province urged to make workers’ compensation automatic for essential employees diagnosed with COVID-19Toronto Star, ON

April 5, 2020

Nurses’ union calls for paid sick leave during self-isolationCTV News, MB

April 2, 2020

Impacts of COVID-19 on Workers’ CompensationLegal Talk Network, CO

April 1, 2020

WorkSafeBC announce guidance for employers wrestling with COVID-19Lexology, CDA

Comp sector faces security risks as it shifts onlineBusiness Insurance, NY

March 31, 2020

Union seeks easier compensation for workers on COVID-19 frontWinnipeg Free Press, MB

COVID-19: WorkSafeBC posts guide on preventing exposure in workplaceVancouver Sun, BC

Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail deliveryHalifax Today, NS

March 30, 2020

WorkSafeBC works with industry to ensure safetyREMI Network, ON

Tribune editorial: Workers comp benefits critical amid pandemicThe Bismark Tribune, ND

The Covid-19 Pandemic Aggravates Disputes Around Gig WorkWIRED, USA

March 28, 2020

‘Officers are scared out there’: Coronavirus hits US policeCityNews, AB

March 26, 2020

WorkSafeBC reminds contractors, employees of rights and obligations around COVID-19Journal of Commerce, ON

March 26, 2020

Ottawa to issue new guidelines to keep workers safe during COVID-19 crisisToronto Star, ON

March 25, 2020

COVID-19: WorkSafeBC inspectors to enforce virus-transmission prevention at construction sitesVancouver Sun, BC

‘I’ve never been so stressed’: Health-care workers in COVID-19 battle face PTSD, mental health issuesCBC News, ON

March 20, 2020

Protections sought for Burnaby grocery store employees amid COVID-19 crisisBurnaby Now, BC

March 19, 2020

What does N.B.’s emergency declaration mean for businesses and workers?CBC News, NB

Declare grocery store staff essential, provide access to protective gear, Manitoba union saysCBC News, MB

March 16, 2020

Driver Injured in Accident Not Eligible for Workers’ Comp After Failing to Wear Seat BeltInsurance Journal, CA

Virus Impact on Comp Limited; Some Insurers Pledge to Cover Medical and Emergency WorkersClaims Journal, CA

March 12, 2020

Opinion: How to manage COVID-19 in the workplaceBC Business, BC

March 7, 2020

Minnesota employers need to think past hand sanitizer to protect workplaces from coronavirus’ effectsStar Tribune, MI

March 6, 2020

Governor announces workers’ compensation coverage to include quarantined health workers/first respondersGovernor Inslee, WA

New app lets workers attend their workers’ comp hearings remotelyNewsday, NY

March 4, 2020

What happens if your employer tells you to stay home due to COVID-19?CTV News, ON

What Are Companies’ Legal Obligations Around Coronavirus?Harvard Business Review, MA

Productive Conversations Take Real EmpathyHarvard Business Review, MA

March 1, 2020

Coronavirus and the Workplace: What if the Boss Says to Stay Home?New York Times, NY

February 29, 2020

Toronto man hopeful that federal government will fund mental health support for jurorsCBC News, ON

Julia Hearthway: Protecting black lung fund vitalCharleston Gazette-Mail, NC

February 28, 2020

COVID-19: Employer and Employee Rights and ObligationsClark Wilson, BC

Farm Bureau outreach focused on new farm labor lawsNiagara-Gazette, NY

February 27, 2020

Father of P.E.I. man who fell at a construction site says ‘reality’ setting in, son unlikely to come out of comaJournal Pioneer, PE

February 25, 2020

Foodora couriers are eligible to join union, labour board rulesCBC News, ON

Worker compensation claims drop in the U.S. with medical marijuanaThe London Free Press, ON

February 23, 2020

Injured workers could be forced to pay gap fees for medical treatmentThe Sydney Morning Herald, AUS

February 22 2020

WorkSafeBC says review of TNRD bullying/harassment policy part of ‘regular prevention process’Kamloops This Week, BC

February 21, 2020

Training doubled for flag peopleNTV, NL

February 20, 2020

New and enhanced training for flagpersons, supervisors launching April 1CBC News, NL

Students, newcomers advised to think safety when entering the workforceCoast Reporter, BC

February 19, 2020

At WCB-Alberta, a sense of caring is fundamentalEdmonton Journal, AB

February 18, 2020

Doug Jones Discusses Creating an Engaged Workforce and the Evolution of Workplace Health and SafetyKBRS, NB

10 health & safety takeaways from the cannabis industryWSPS, ON

February 14, 2020

Medical marijuana linked to small decline in workers’ comp claimsBizwomen, CA

February 12, 2020

Firefighter occupational disease coverage expandedYorkton This Week, SK

Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board among Saskatchewan’s winning employersHR Reporter, SK

Workers’ Compensation Claims Decline In States With Medical Marijuana, Study ShowsMarijuana Moment, NY

February 9, 2020

‘First responders of the internet’: Local content moderators sue Facebook, Cognizant over lacking mental health supportWTSP, FL

February 7, 2020

Access to medical marijuana tied to reduced workers’ comp claimsNational Post, ON

Halifax firefighters call for expanded cancer coverageThe Signal, NS

February 6, 2020

Industry Perspectives Op-Ed: The Health and Safety Excellence program – building a safer OntarioDaily Commercial News, ON

February 4, 2020

Exceptions to the Historic Compromise? Director Liability Under Provincial Workers’ Compensation Regimes – Fasken, ON

New regulations for Alberta farmers and ranchers now in effectEverything Grande Prairie, AB

Column: Drivers not slowing down and moving over, putting road workers at riskLake Country Calendar, BC

Site C dam’s main builder fined almost $1M for ‘high risk’ worker safety violationsCBC News, BC

The future is now: how exoskeletons are changing Canada’s construction industryCBC News, NS

February 3, 2020

Survivor benefits affirmed to fiancé, babyBusiness Insurance, NY

February 1, 2020

Australia: The current bushfires and workers compensationBartier Perry, AUS

January 31, 2020

Saskatchewan launches new innovative safety strategyJournal of Commerce, ON

January 29, 2020

First of its kind mental health app for police officers launches in Halton RegionCBC News, ON 

January 24, 2020

PODCAST: Data sharing protects workersOHS Canada, ON

‘It’s really tragic’: why are coalminers still dying from black lung disease?The Guardian, UK

January 23, 2020

WorkSafe: Sechelt woman hopes 4-year fight for compensation leads to changeCoast Reporter, BC

January 21, 2020

Flurry of marijuana bills could add complexity for comp, employersBusiness Insurance, NY

Worker’s nail gun to head intentional: Nebraska Supreme CourtBusiness Insurance, NY

January 20, 2020

Manitoba group addresses road safety for workersOHS Canada, MB

January 19, 2020

New website in the works to help Nova Scotia first responders with PTSDThe Signal, NS

January 18, 2020

New workers’ compensation rates confusing, says business chamberNWT News North, NT

January 17, 2020

Why driving to work is killing ManitobansCTV News, MB

City of Fernie sues refrigeration company over 2017 ammonia leak at hockey arena that killed three workers – Business in Vancouver, BC

Marijuana on the job: Some new twists in drug testingThe Press-Enterprise, CA

January 13, 2020

New Jersey Employee Wins Medical Marijuana Cost ReimbursementBloomberg Law, NJ

Justices Won’t Confront, for Now, Scope of Excessive Fines ClauseNational Law Journal, NY

For public safety workers in Minnesota, PTSD among most expensive workers’ comp claimsInForum, MD

January 11, 2020

New York Jockey Injury Compensation Fund Implementing High-Deductable Workers’ Comp PlanPaulick Report, KY

January 8, 2020

Houlton police receive safety grantThe County, ME

Could new laws designed to protect gig workers actually hurt them?USA Today, NY

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