News from Parkdale Community Legal Services
Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS) is a community-based legal clinic for low-income residents of the Parkdale and Swansea neighbourhoods in west Toronto. PCLS provides direct legal services, and engages in community development, public legal education, and law reform activities.
Reflecting the cultural and linguistic diversity of the neighbourhoods it serves, PCLS also provides interpretation services on select days in eight different languages: Polish, Tamil, Spanish, Tibetan, Portuguese, Hungarian, Mandarin, and Vietnamese.More information
When: Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Parkdale Community Legal Services, 1266 Queen Street West, Toronto
This is a free monthly tenant rights information session hosted by Parkdale Community Legal Services. A short presentation followed by time for your questions.
Many people in Parkdale rent units in small buildings and houses and are threatened with eviction. This event is an opportunity to hear their stories and support them in their struggle.
Topics in this issue include Chinese Restaurant-Workers report, Neighbourhood Legal Services providing Employment Law, TFWs and Northumberland CLC, and Bill 132.
Parkdale Community Legal Services offers information about how to register to make a presentation at the consultations, where to get support to participate, and more.
When: Feb 1, 2014 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Parkdale Public Library Basement Auditorium
Address: 1303 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1L6
Since April 2011, Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS) and the workers they represented have recovered over $1 million in unpaid wages, wrongful dismissal damages, and other employment entitlements. Join them on February 1, 2014 to celebrate this victory, while also reflecting on the continuing work that must be done in the area of workers’ rights.
This is a presentation made at the Teachers of English as a Second Language Association of Ontario (TESLO) 2012 conference by Geraldine Sadoway of Parkdale Community Legal Services.
The Workers' Action Centre (WAC) and Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS) work with people in low-wage jobs who face problems getting basic minimum employment rights. We want to document workers' experience of employment standards violations. One of the ways we are doing this is through the attached survey.
Parkdale Community Legal Services, Workers' Action Centre, and the Employment Standards Work Group are asking for help in tracking the impact on Ontario workers of the Open for Business Act, which they believe may result in new barriers and burdens for workers who face unpaid wages.
These are videos of the community public hearing on Bill C-11, the Refugee Reform Bill, that was held on May 6, 2010, at Ryerson University, Toronto.