Minister of Labour appoints advisors to review WSIB operations

May 23, 2019

The Minister appointed Linda Regner Dykeman and Sean Speer to conduct the review in order to "ensure workers and their families remain supported and protected in the workplace". It does not appear that injured workers or any representative of injured workers, organized or not, was consulted in the appointments, purportedly for a review that is supposed to benefit them.

Ms. Dykeman comes from an underwriting background in insurance, and is currently head of Midcorp which is part of Allianz Global Consulting and Specialty. Sean Speer's expertise in workers' compensation matters is limited, to say the least. He is however a big fan of Doug Ford (