The Office of the Workers’ Advisor (OWA)

Contact Our Advisors


Theresa Minnett

Phone: (709) 754-3927
Toll Free: 1-800-563-1998
Fax: (709) 754-3928


John Reardon

Phone: (709) 489-9193
Toll Free: 1-877-489-9193
Fax: (709) 489-9194

Resources and Links


Form 13 (Authorized Representative Consent Form)

  • Injured workers or their dependents (in case of death) must sign and return this form to our offices in order for our Worker Advisors to contact workers’ compensation and work on your behalf.
  • Completed forms can be faxed to (709) 754-1220, or mailed to P.O. Box 8597, St. John’s, NL, A1B 3P2.


Workplace NL (formerly the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission or WHSCC)

  • Find forms, legislation, and contact information
  • The phone number for Workplace NL/WHSCC is 709-778-1000 (local) or 1-800-563-9000 (toll free)

Canadian Association of Workers’ Advisors and Advocates

  • Resource for workers who were injured in another province or territory in Canada.
  • Each province or territory has separate legislation and policies for workers’ compensation.