Ontario. Ministry of Labour

Site: Niagara Regional Office

Service: Office of the Worker Advisor

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-704-3945
Toll Free Phone 1-800-414-4512
Fax 905-704-3019
Website www.owa.gov.on.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
Garden City Tower
301 St Paul St, 9th Fl
St Catharines, ON L2R 7R4
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Intersection St Paul St and Carlisle St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) An independent agency of the Ministry of Labour. It is NOT a part of Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) or the Ontario Labour Relations Board. 
The office: 
*provides free and confidential services (advice, education, representation) in workplace insurance matters (formerly called workers' compensation) 
* provides free and confidential services (advice, education, representation) on occupational health and safety reprisal issues 
* provides workplace insurance services to non-unionized workers and their survivors.Occupational health and safety reprisal services are provided to non-unionized workers. 
* represents workers at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), the Workplace Safety and Insurance Tribunal (WSIAT) and the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB). Alternative dispute resolution is used to resolve cases when possible. The OWA also provides self-help information for workers to handle their own claims or applications where appropriate.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Service Categories Employment Related Advocacy Groups

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