Office of the Worker Adviser

Arm's length agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development. Works to educate, advices, and represent non-union workers who have been injured at work or who have been threatened or punished for following health and safety laws.

Services include:

  • summary advice and representation through all stages of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) claims process or the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT)
  • information on the polices and procedures of the WSIB and WSIAT
  • advice and representation through the stages of an application and hearing of an application and hearing before the Ontario Labour Relations Board
  • self-help information for workers to handle their own claims or applications where appropriate
  • referrals to other organizations
Organizations that offer this Service
Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development
Sites that offer this Service
Hamilton Office of the Worker Adviser
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
9:00-17:00

Tuesday:
9:00-17:00

Wednesday:
9:00-17:00

Thursday:
9:00-17:00

Friday:
9:00-17:00

Saturday:
Closed

Toll-Free Number: 1-800-263-9209
Website: www.owa.gov.on.ca

119 King St W
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4Y7

Eligibility

Open to all workers in Ontario.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Ontario
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
French
Application Instructions

Contact for information.

ON211 Regional Partner
Findhelp Information Services
Last Full Update
March 22, 2021