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Ontario. Office of the Employer Adviser

Site: Head Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-327-0020
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-0774
Fax 416-327-0726
E-Mail askoea@ontario.ca
Website www.employeradviser.ca
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/@askoea
Primary Contact Employer Representative
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Advisory agency with a focus on employer representation in worker compensation and health and safety issues
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Michael Zacks, Director and General Counsel
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 -- For information on the staged reopening of Ontario workplaces, essential businesses and restrictions, and resources and supports for workers and employers CLICK HERE

Provides Ontario employers with expert advice and education on all workers' compensation issues under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and on unjust reprisal issues under the Occupational Health and Safety Act * provides representation primarily to employers of fewer than 100 employees at appeals at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, and to employers of fewer than 50 employees with unjust reprisal matters before the Ontario Labour Relations Board

Arms length agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility All employers requiring advice or education, smaller employers requiring representation
Application Call or email
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
505 University Ave, 20th Fl
Toronto, ON M5G 2P1
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Intersection University Ave and Dundas St W
Physical Access Street parking close to entrance * wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance * elevator with braille and voice/tone features and lowered buttons * barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal ; Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Workers Compensation
Service Categories Labour and Employment Law ; Legal Decision Making Support ~ Labour Issues ; Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ~ Labour Issues

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