Telling our stories
Injured workers are many times the forgotten part of the Workers'
Compensation system. We get injured, leave work and are out of the
picture for most of you. It is easy to dismiss all injured workers as frauds and cheats
when they are faceless.
So here are a few of the many people whose lives have been forever changed by workplace injury or disease.
Listen to Tewduda, member of Women of Inspiration, on how the Board's "deeming" policy has hurt the whole family
Letter carrier, hit by truck while on the job, wants safe return to her work but has to battle against both her employer and the Board
A Hamilton steelworker, physically and mentally traumatized following back injury, battles steel giant and WCB for dignity in life and work