Mathews Dinsdale has been named the Workers’ Compensation Law Firm of the Year 2021 by The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. This award is given to a single firm nationwide for excellence in a specific practice area. Congratulation to our Workers’ Compensation Practice Group and CompClaim our Consulting Practice.
Mathews Dinsdale is recognized by the readers of Canadian Occupational Safety as the preferred OHS Legal Service Provider in Canada for 2020. Congratulations to our Occupational Health and Safety Practice Group.
Mathews Dinsdale recognized among the "Top 10 Labour & Employment Boutiques 2020-2021" by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
Laura Russell appointed to the Employer Advisory Group of the Ontario Human Rights Commission. She joins 12 other leaders of various industry groups.
Sara Malkin and Emily Russell co-author article for OHS Canada entitled Tips for Implementing Mental-Health Policy.
An outline of requirements and considerations for implementation of a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, should an employer deem one necessary for their workplace.Read more
The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development’s Report contains 25 recommendations aimed to assist the WSIB in managing new transitions while maintaining financial sustainability and ultimately providing better service to workers and employers in ON.Read more
The WSIB confirmed that the Financial Relief Package will allow employers to defer payments for obligations occurring up to August 31, 2020. All regular payment schedules and terms re-commence on September 1, 2020.Read more
As part of our ongoing effort to keep employers informed during the COVID-19 pandemic, our FAQ has been updated given the rapidly changing workplace environment.Read more
This page will be updated as closures regarding Ontario & Federal Courts and Workplace Tribunals are announced.Read more
WSIB announces that COVID-19 claims will not be charged to the specific employer’s accident cost record. Costs will be charged to the employers collectively as an administrative cost.Read more
The WSIB explains that while the nature of some jobs places workers at greater risk of contracting COVID-19, claims made to the WSIB will nevertheless be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis.Read more
ON’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board has provided details regarding its suspension of certain time lines imposed by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.Read more
The legislation would amend the Employment Standards Act by protecting jobs for employees who are unable to work due to COVID-19.Read more
As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, employers should be planning now for how to respond to the risk of a potential pandemic.Read more