Legal services

We advise and represent individuals with employment and health and safety related issues, including those advocating for a healthier and safer workplace.

Public Education

We serve as a resource to many vulnerable groups seeking information on workers rights. We present over 150 public legal education workshops annually.

Trabajadores Indocumentados Undocumented Workers

Brindamos talleres gratuitos y damos representación legal a trabajadores indocumentados de habla hispana para ayudar a prevenir accidentes de trabajo.

Newsletters

Keep up to date with clinic activities! Our newsletters feature articles on recent case law decisions, ongoing cases, and law reform initiatives.

Archives

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Contact Us

Call: 416-971-8832 (Local) / 1-877-832-6090 (Toll free) / Email: whslc@lao.on.ca - Interpretation services can be made available -

Communications

Here you will find our latest newsletters, public activities and more.

Workers' Guide

on December 11, 2017

Protect your health and safety! As a worker in Ontario, you have basic health and safety rights. It is against the law for your boss to fire you or punish you (or threaten to fire or punish you) for using your health and safety rights. Click below to learn more: WORKERS’ GUIDE TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY. For more information on our services or if you have have been fired or punished for speaking out about your rights, contact us.

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Injured Workers' Demonstration - December 11, 2017 at 11:30am

on December 4, 2017

All We Want for Christmas is Fair Workers’ Comp! Injured Workers’ Holiday Outreach Blitz. Toronto: Meet at 11:30am at Yonge & Dundas Square [Map] Contact workerscompisaright@gmail.com for more information or visit the Facebook event page. On Monday December 11th, join us in communities across the province, to celebrate the strength and resilience of injured workers who refuse to back down from the struggle for fair compensation. The holiday season can be a difficult time for injured workers who have been forced into poverty because of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s focus on saving its own money by slashing compensation benefits.

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Annual Report 2017

on October 30, 2017

The Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic’s Annual Report outlines the activities and initiatives that were made in pursuit of advocating for workers’ rights. It further details the Clinic’s efforts to continue providing consistently high quality services in a cost-effective, efficient and innovative manner. The Clinic provides such legal services as advice, representation, public legal education and law reform concerning occupational health and safety and related workplace laws. The following

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Summer 2017 Newsletter – Vol. 25, No. 2

on August 21, 2017

The Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic is pleased to publish its Summer 2017 Newsletter – Vol. 25, No. 2. In this publication, you will find commentary about clinic casework and law reform efforts, as well as meet our new staff. Read more on these issues in the Summer 2017 Clinic Newsletter.

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