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Brampton Fatalities Serve as Chilling Reminder That No Workplace Tragedy Is an "Accident" Until Employer Negligence Is Ruled Out

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/11/16 -- Two workplace fatalities at separate sites in Brampton put a pall on workers and family members across Ontario. The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is calling on local law enforcement to launch criminal investigations into both tragedies before declaring them "accidents.""Years ago, police started referring to motor vehicle collisions as ''incidents'' instead of ''accidents.'' It is a sub ...


11.05.2016

ADVISORY: OFL Anticipates Historic Jail Sentence in Metron Construction Tragedy

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/11/16 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is bracing itself for a historic verdict at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2016, when the sentence will be announced for a Metron Construction Project Manager. Vadim Kazenelson is facing four counts of criminal negligence causing death and one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm after the tragic collapse of a swing stage at a Toronto high-rise on December 24, 2009. His conviction and sentencin ...


11.01.2016

ADVISORY: OFL Anticipates Historic Jail Sentence in Metron Construction Tragedy

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/16 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is bracing itself for a historic verdict at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2016, when the sentence will be announced for a Metron Construction Project Manager. Vadim Kazenelson is facing four counts of criminal negligence causing death and one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm after the tragic collapse of a swing stage at a Toronto high-rise on December 24, 2009. His conviction and sentencin ...


08.01.2016

Only Criminal Investigations Into Markham and Sudbury Workplace Fatalities Can Reveal the Truth Behind the Tragedies

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/03/15 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is calling on the Chiefs of Police in Markham and Sudbury to ensure that criminal investigations are conducted into recent workplace fatalities to rule out employer negligence as the cause of death."Were these tragic accidents the result of freak events or were they caused by calculated risks made by careless employers looking to cut corners? Only full criminal investigations can tell," said OFL Pr ...


03.11.2015

OFL Celebrates Conviction of Metron Construction Manager and Puts Ontario Bosses on Notice: If You Kill a Worker, You Will Go to Jail

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/29/15 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) President Sid Ryan applauded Friday''s criminal conviction of a Metron Construction manager for criminal negligence causing the 2009 deaths of four workers and the serious injury of a fifth. It is a ruling the OFL says should send a strong message to every employer in the province."The conviction of this Metron Project Manager is historic. Since this tragic accident took place in 2009, the Ont ...


29.06.2015

OFL Celebrates Conviction of Metron Construction Manager and Puts Ontario Bosses on Notice: If You Kill a Worker, You Will Go to Jail

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/15 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) President Sid Ryan applauded today''s criminal conviction of a Metron Construction manager for criminal negligence causing the 2009 deaths of four workers and the serious injury of a fifth. It is a ruling the OFL says should send a strong message to every employer in the province."The conviction of this Metron Project Manager is historic. Since this tragic accident took place in 2009, the Onta ...


26.06.2015

OFL Request Causes OPP to Consider New Charges Against Orillia-Area Contractor for Workplace Fatality

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/26/15 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is calling on police and crown attorneys across Ontario to become more vigilant in pursuing criminal convictions of employers found guilty of negligence leading to workplace fatalities. In a from the OPP Detachment in Almaguin Highlands, Staff Sergeant D.S. (Stacey) Whaley assured OFL President Sid Ryan that his Area Crime Supervisor would be reviewing a 2013 investigation into a worker''s death a ...


26.05.2015

OFL Request Causes OPP to Consider New Charges Against Orillia-Area Contractor for Workplace Fatality

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/25/15 -- ATTENTION: Assignment Editors for Parry Sound, Algonquin, Timmins & Queen''s ParkThe Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is calling on police and crown attorneys across Ontario to become more vigilant in pursuing criminal convictions of employers found guilty of negligence leading to workplace fatalities. In a from the OPP Detachment in Almaguin Highlands, Staff Sergeant D.S. (Stacey) Whaley assured OFL President Sid Ryan that his A ...


25.05.2015

OFL Demands to Know Why the WSIB is Covering Up 1,150 deaths

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/15 -- As Ontario workers and their families gather today in communities across the province to recognize April 28 as the "Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job," they will also be asking why the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is publicly covering up 1,150 fatalities, a third of all the lives lost over a nine-year period."When you cross-reference recently released WSIB data, it would appear that the agency ...


28.04.2015

Ontario Court Sends Message to Bosses: If You Kill a Worker, You''ll Go to Jail

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/14/15 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) applauded yesterday''s against furniture retailer, New Mex Canada Inc., for a 2013 workplace tragedy that claimed the life of a worker. The conviction saw a $250,000 fine levied against the company for Occupational Health and Safety Act violations but Justice Jill Fletcher took it one step further when she slapped two of the company''s directors, Baldev Purba and Rajinder Saini, with 25- ...


14.01.2015

OFL Says Conviction of Roofing Company CEO Sends Message to Bosses: If You Kill a Worker, You'll Go to Jail

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/22/13 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) President Sid Ryan applauded yesterday's of roofing company owner, Paul Markewycz, for a 2011 workplace tragedy that claimed the life of a worker."I hope this jail sentence sends a chill down the spine of every boss who puts profit ahead of workplace safety," said OFL President Sid Ryan. "Every year 80 Ontario workers are killed in workplace tragedies and nearly 250,000 more are maimed o ...


22.11.2013

OFL: Historic Jail Sentence Sends Strong Message to Ontario Employers

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/11/16 -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) President Chris Buckley called today''s jail sentence for Metron Construction Project Manager Vadim Kazenelson a historic decision that will send a strong message to every employer in the province. Ontario Court Judge, the Honourable Ian MacDonnell, sentenced Kazenelson to three and a half years in jail for each of four counts of criminal negligence causing death and one count causing bodily harm, ...


11.01.2016



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