One in three Ontario workers lack medical/dental benefits


One-third of Ontario employees receive no medical and dental benefits through their workplace, with low-income workers and women most likely to be excluded, according to a report to be released Tuesday.

The study by the Wellesley Institute, a Toronto-based health policy think-tank, shows that the vast majority of those in precarious or low-wage jobs do not have employer-provided health plans. The report notes that those workers are not often eligible for government-funded benefits either, leaving a significant gap in health coverage.

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http://www.insidebrockville.com/news-story/5341196-one-in-three-ontario-workers-lack-medical-dental-benefits/

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