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At that point, you are totally at the mercy of your provincial workers compensation system
to provide your health-related needs.
But what if they say "NO"?
What if the workers compensation system denies your claim?
The reality for many seriously
injured workers is that they are subjected to lengthy appeals processes by the
workers compensation systems and then, if their claim is still denied, they
cannot sue the WCB or their employer and are left to fend for themselves and
their families without any support.
The CIWS believes that workers compensation boards are failing in their mandate to supply workplace injury compensation, are denying legitimate claims and are terminating compensation prematurely. We are here to voice those concerns and take action to promote fairness in workplace injury compensation across Canada.
To do this, we are collecting stories from injured workers to use as anonymous case examples of misconduct by workers compensation boards across Canada.
We will NOT reveal your name without your express permission.
If you want to report any misconduct by your workers compensation system to the CIWS, please email us at
We do not handle individual cases but will use your case as an example. This will be done anonymously. We will NOT reveal your name without your express permission.
Please do not write asking for advice with your claim. We do not have the resources to answer specific questions regarding your claim. For peer-to-peer support, you can register at the Community of Injured Workers in Canada where other injured workers may have advice for you or experience with your specific situation in your province.
especially interested in hearing about possible cases of: