Making a Claim to WSIB
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) provides wage-loss benefits, medical coverage and support to help people get back to work after a work-related injury or illness. Learn more about making a claim.
Workplace Health & Safety
Preventing work-related illness and injury is the most important job at any workplace. Learn more about the Ministry of Labour's strategy to protect workers’ health and safety on the job.
- Know your rights and obligations under the Employment Standards Act (ESA).
- View resources gathered by the Ministry of Labour, training and Skills Development, under their mandate to protect workers rights.
- The Office of the Worker Advisor (OWA) educates, advises and represents non-union workers who have been injured at work or who have been threatened or punished for following health and safety laws.
Mediation, Arbitration & Collective Bargaining
- Learn how to get help Resolving Grievances Through Mediation in a unionized workplace through the appointment of a grievance mediator from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
- Learn how to get help Resolving Grievances Through Arbitration in a unionized workplace through the appointment of a grievance arbitrator.
- Learn about the Collective Bargaining process and how collective agreements are reached in Ontario, including how to request the appointment of a conciliation officer.
Health & Safety Guidelines
- Learn about Health & Safety Requirements as outlined by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
- Learn about Workplace Violence & Harassment Policy.
- A worker should never fear Reprisals for Following Occupational Health and Safety Requirements. Learn about the laws and policies in place to protect those enforcing or attempting to enforce workplace health and safety laws.
- Find out about Occupation Health & Safety Compliance initiatives in your sector.
Support for Workers
- The Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) provides wage-loss benefits, medical coverage and support to help people get back to work after a work-related injury or illness.
- The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) provides last resort income support for qualifying residents in the province of Ontario, who are above the age of 18 and have a disability.
- The Canada workers benefit (CWB) is a refundable tax credit that provides tax relief for eligible low-income individuals and families who are in the workforce.
Complaints & Claims
- How do I make Complaints to the Ontario Labour Relations Board? (OLB)
- When should I Make a Claim for Workers Compensation?
Help with Employment
- Employment Ontario helps job seekers, workers and employers with advice, grants and other services around public and private sector employment.
- If you’re a Young Person or Student Looking for a Job, you can get help through these programs – regardless of your background or circumstances.
- The Government of Ontario has funded several Employment Programs for People Under 30. These programs and tools, help you build skills, start a business, or find work.
- Job Bank is Canada's national employment service, helping Canadians find work and plan their careers, as well as making it easier for employers to recruit and hire across the country.
Skill Development & Training
Adult Learning & the Second Career Program
- Learn about Adult Learning opportunities to improved your reading , writing and math skills, your English or French to get your high school diploma.
- You can get new skills – like those needed for jobs in demand now – and financial support if you qualify for the Second Career Program.
- Second Career Program: Request an Appointment With a Counsellor
- The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides small, medium and large businesses with funding, in order to train new and existing employees.