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.

PTSD Prevention

Let’s get workers out of the darkness by helping them gain access to the support they need to address Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Newsletters

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

Archives

Learn more about the Clinic's history by viewing our collection of Clinic newsletters, print materials, Annual Reports and other documentation.

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' Comp Is A Right! - December 10, 2018 at 11:30am

on November 29, 2018

Workers’ Comp is a Right! Join us for a province-wide week of action from December 10th to the 14th, and take a stand for fairness for injured workers! In Toronto, we’re kicking the week off with a rally on Monday, December 10th at 11:30am outside the Ministry of Labour located at 400 University Avenue - view map for directions. Click here to access a PDF of the 2018 Toronto Rally Poster.

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Annual Report 2018

on October 1, 2018

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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AGM - October 24, 2018 at 6:00pm

on September 26, 2018

The Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic will be hosting its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at 6:00 pm. Join us at 180 Dundas Street West, 19th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z8. We are located east of University Avenue [map]. Light refreshments will be served. Click here to access a .PDF version of the AGM Agenda. Click here to access a .PDF version of our 2018 Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements.

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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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