WSIB Re-employment Obligation, Mental Stress and Transfer of Cost



  • Re-employment: understanding the obligation, legislation and policy. Review presumption, threshold, and associated penalties. Review of co-operation obligation. Example scenarios.
  • Mental Stress: traumatic mental stress vs chronic mental stress. How TMS differs from CMS, and examples of both. When is CMS allowed and what types of CMS do not meet the WSIB criteria (substantial vs interpersonal conflicts vs high stress job vs employer decisions and actions).
  • Transfer of Cost: review of policy, threshold to consider a transfer of cost, transfer opportunities and challenges of scheduling for employers. Appeal process of Transfer of Cost cases. Removal of costs if member of public at fault.