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On the Radar: New rules about working while getting Employment Insurance

People can work part-time while getting most types of EI benefits. Some of the rules about how much of their earnings they can keep changed on August 12, 2018.

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August 15, 2018

September 18: CLEO's Fall Forum for Community Workers

When: Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: The 519, 519 Church Street, Toronto ON M4Y 2C9

Until Wednesday, August 15, 2018, receive the early bird price of $10. (Registration effective August 16, 2018 will be $20). The last day to register is Friday, September 7, 2018.

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August 07, 2018

Steps to Justice now has information on unionized workplaces and the duty to accommodate

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice: Can my union refuse to accommodate me in another position because someone has more seniority than me?

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July 05, 2018

On the Radar: Personal emergency leave for workers in Ontario

Many workers don't know about their right to take personal emergency leave. This month's On the Radar is about personal emergency leave, who gets it, and how it can be used.

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July 03, 2018

Steps to Justice now has information on making a claim at the HRTO

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice: How do I make a claim to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario?

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July 03, 2018

Steps to Justice now has information on what it means to experience discrimination

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice: What does it mean to experience discrimination?

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June 29, 2018

Steps to Justice now has information on discrimination in healthcare

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice: Can a doctor or healthcare provider treat me differently for reasons that go against my human rights?

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June 27, 2018

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice.

Steps to Justice now has information on dress codes and uniforms at work.

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June 25, 2018

CLEO Job Postings: Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst and Access to Justice (A2J) Services Analyst

CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) is seeking a Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst and an Access to Justice (A2J) Services Analyst to help develop online tools that increase access to justice. These two positions are part of CLEO’s work with Clinic IP, a partnership of community legal clinics. The QA Analyst and the A2J Services Analyst will also support CLEO’s work developing family law online guided pathways. The guided pathways provide public legal information and help people complete court forms.

 

 

 

Posted:
June 19, 2018

Steps to Justice now has information about using Ontario's Child Support Service

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice.

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June 01, 2018

On the Radar: Voting on June 7

On June 7, people in Ontario elect the next provincial government. In this issue of On the Radar, we look at what citizens need to do on election day to prove they have the right to vote.

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May 28, 2018

On the Radar: New rules protect consumers in door-to-door sales

As of March 1, businesses selling certain products or services can't phone people or come to their homes without being invited. These products include furnaces, water heaters, and more.

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May 11, 2018

New or updated CLEO resources now available

Updated resources on the topics of payday loans, child support, and your rights at work are now available.

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May 02, 2018

New edition: Police Powers - Stops and Searches

This edition includes information about the powers of the police when doing "street checks".

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April 27, 2018

On the Radar: Standard lease for Ontario landlords and tenants coming this month

Starting April 30, 2018, most residential landlords and tenants in Ontario will have to use the government's new standard lease. This month's On the Radar explains the rules about using it.

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April 20, 2018

Steps to Justice has a new and improved design

After extensive user testing, CLEO is pleased to announce a new and improved redesign of the Steps to Justice website.

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April 17, 2018

May 3: Windsor Lunch and Learn: Clients with legal questions? CLEO can help.

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: United Way Windsor-Essex County Boardroom, 300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1, Windsor ON

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April 13, 2018

A new edition of Fighting an Eviction is now available from CLEO

Updated with the new rules that apply when a landlord claims they want to take over a rental unit for their own use. Also has new information on getting help to pay the rent.

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April 13, 2018

New edition: Taking time off work - For new and expecting parents

This edition contains updated information for new and expecting parents about longer job leaves, extended Employment Insurance benefits, and benefit amounts for 2018.

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March 21, 2018

Rent increases: A new edition of this CLEO publication is now available

The new edition has information about the 2018 guideline, rent guideline coverage for newer rental units, and the elimination of above-guideline increases based on utility costs.

Posted:
March 13, 2018