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Labour & Employment Law

John & Dotsa Bitove Family Law Library

Legal Citation

McGill Guide

Law 2HR Reserve

KF240 .C354 2018


Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (Ontario)


Formerly the Workers’ Compensation Board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has a mandate to promote health and safety in workplaces and to reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries and occupational diseases. The site contains information for workers, employers, and health care practitioners. For employers, the WSIB provides no-fault collective liability insurance and access to industry-specific health and safety information. For workers, the WSIB provides loss of earnings benefits and health care coverage.

Ontario Labour Relations Board


The Ontario Labour Relations Board is an independent, quasi-judicial tribunal mandated to mediate and adjudicate a variety of employment and labour relations-related matters under a number of Ontario statutes. A major function of the Board is to certify trade unions as bargaining agents.

Canada Industrial Relations Board


The Canada Industrial Relations Board is an independent, representational, quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for the interpretation and administration of Part I (Industrial Relations), and certain provisions of Part II (Occupational Health and Safety) of the Canada Labour Code.

Ontario Ministry of Labour


Established in 1919 to develop and enforce labour legislation, the Ministry of Labour's mission is to advance safe, fair and harmonious workplace practices in Ontario.

Through the ministry's key areas of occupational health and safety, employment rights and responsibilities, and labour relations, the ministry's mandate is to set, communicate and enforce workplace standards while encouraging greater workplace self-reliance. The Ministry also develops, coordinates and implements strategies to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses and can set standards for health and safety training.