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Administrative Justice – WSIB ‘paper doctors’ – Not a Systemic Problem? HANG ON A MINUTE.

INTRODUCTION On Sunday July 10,  the Toronto Star’s front-page headline read: WSIB review defends use of ‘paper doctors’. The reference to the Ontario WSIB’s “paper doctors” first appeared in a November 2015 report by the …

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Administrative justice – op ed article English version, and reaction to WSIAT Chair Mystery

The reaction of one experienced workers’ comp advocate to the WSIAT Chair Mystery exposé :  That can’t be right, $ 140,000 per year? Some senior Appeals Officers at  the WSIB earn close to that amount. …

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For merit-based adjudicative tribunal appointments free of partisan/patronage influences, blow up the black box U.K. style

CONTEXT As described in past posts, a typical “merit-based” government appointments process starts with identifying a vacancy to be filled and specifying the qualifications required; then publishing the notice of vacancy with the specified qualifications …

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Administrative Justice – Adjudicative tribunal Appointments – SOSSIN, MULLAN, JACOBS, HOULE, HECKMAN, ELLIS Open letter to PM RE ADJUDICATIVE TRIBUNAL APPOINTMENTS

I understand that a copy of the following letter to the Prime Minister  is now making its way through the links in social media, but just in case you haven’t seen it .. here it …

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