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Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups (ONIWG) are a group of workers (and family members) who have been injured or made sick on the job. With first-hand experience of the WCB/WSIB system, they are working to improve it.

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June 1: Injured Workers' Day Rally & March

When & where: 

  • Rally and march, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET, Queen's Park, Toronto, M7A 1A5
  • Panel discussion, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., OCAD University Auditorium - 100 McCaul Street, Room 190

A rally and march, followed by a panel discussion, are on the agenda for the June 1 event.

Posted:
May 02, 2017

June 1: 30th Anniversary of Injured Workers' Day in Ontario

Rally Date Saturday, June 1, 2013
Time 11 a.m.
Place Queen's Park – Ontario Legislature - walk north from Queen's Park subway stop – College St. & University Ave.
Contact Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONIWG) at 905-662-7128; IAVGO at 416-924-6477; IWC at 416-461-2411

Overnight Vigil Date Friday, May 31, 2013
Time 4 p.m.
Place Queen's Park


June 1, 2013, marks the 30th Anniversary of Injured Workers' Day in Ontario.

Posted:
May 23, 2013

June 1: Injured Workers Day Toronto

Date June 1, 2012
Time 11 a.m. (overnight vigil begins at 4 p.m., Thursday, May 31)
Where Ontario Legislature, Queen's Park
Phone Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups at 905-662-7128; IAVGO at 416-924-6477; IWC at 416-461-2411; TWHSLC at 416-971-8832

Activities scheduled in Toronto for Injured Workers Day include a rally at Queen's Park and an overnight vigil.

Posted:
May 08, 2012

Survey on poverty and the injured worker: Deadline extended to December 17

The Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups is asking for help with a survey on the poverty and well-being of permanently injured workers, more urgently needed now because of proposed changes to workers' compensation that will cut costs at the expense of injured workers. Survey deadline extended to December 17.

Posted:
November 08, 2010

Survey on poverty and the injured worker

The Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups is asking for help with a survey on the poverty and well-being of permanently injured workers, more urgently needed now because of proposed changes to workers' compensation that will cut costs at the expense of injured workers.

Posted:
September 08, 2010