News from Industrial Accident Victims' Group of Ontario

Industrial Accident Victims’ Group of Ontario (IAVGO) provides information, advice, and representation to injured workers in Ontario. Provides training and public legal education to advocates, workers and community groups, and produces publications for workers and advocates. Operates a satellite student legal clinic - Advocates for Injured Workers.

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September 21: Register for a webinar: Migrant Workers and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Benefits

  • Date: Mon, Sep 21, 2015
  • Time: 02:00 PM EST
  • Duration:1 hour
  • Host(s): Inter-clinic Migrant Workers Working Group, IAVGO and CLEO

September 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. - This webinar is for migrant workers (temporary foreign workers and non-status people), their allies, community organizations, and community legal clinics.

Posted:
August 06, 2015

Injured Workers Demanding Better Health Care on International Day for People with Disabilities

This International Day for People with Disabilities, a group of injured workers will be protesting how the WSIB downplays the health care needs of people who were injured at work in Ontario.

Posted:
December 03, 2014

Let the Ombudsman know what your priorities are!

Let the Ontario Ombudsman know what your priorities are for 2014's "systemic investigations." IAVGO's is WSIB!

Posted:
January 07, 2014

February 2: Free Media 101 training for injured workers and their allies

Date Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Place IAVGO Community Legal Clinic, 489 College Street, 3RD Floor, Room 302

The workshop is designed for injured workers but injured worker allies are also welcome. Light snacks provided. Space is accessible. Childcare expenses reimbursed up to $50. TC tokens provided.

Posted:
January 30, 2013

Legal Workers Against Illegal Cuts needs your help

Legal Workers Against Illegal Cuts is calling for help protesting Workplace Safety and Insurance Board actions against injured workers.

Posted:
June 06, 2012

May 17 - 18: Migrant Agricultural Workers' Human Rights and Health Conference

Date May 17 and 18, 2012


Where Ramada Plaza Toronto, 300 Jarvis Street
Contact Mary DiNucci
Phone 416-924-6477

While this conference is primarily for community health clinics, community legal clinics, members of the private bar, organizers, and activists, it is open to anyone interested in improving migrant workers' conditions.

Posted:
April 16, 2012

December 9: 20th Annual Injured Workers' Christmas Demonstration

Date December 9, 2011
Time 11 a.m.
Where Ministry of Labour, 400 University Ave. (just south of Dundas St. - St. Patrick Subway Station)
 

The annual Christmas demonstration calling for justice for injured workers takes place December 9 at the Ministry of Labour, 400 University Ave. (just south of Dundas St. - St. Patrick Subway Station), 11 a.m.

Posted:
November 17, 2011

November 24: Register now for CLEO's webinar, Work-related Psychological Injury

Date November 24, 2011
Time 12 p.m.
Where Online

This webinar looks at the kinds of psychological injuries the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) recognizes.

Posted:
November 09, 2011