Ontario Basic Income Cancellation Births A Movement In Thunder Bay

Now, a couple dozen locals meet weekly to talk about solutions to poverty and plan demonstrations. They call their group Disrupt.

Posted:
November 13, 2018
Article source:
Huffington Post Canada

KEYS Job Centre Co-Launches French Version of Community-Produced Comic Book

The project produced an 8-page comic that illustrates key rights and entitlements found in the ESA, OHSA, and employment provisions of the IRPA.

Posted:
November 12, 2018
Article source:
Kingston Herald

Employment rights for new Canadians: Reasonable Doubt

The Ontario Human Rights Code prevents employers from discriminating against a job applicant based on his or her citizenship.

Posted:
November 08, 2018
Article source:
NOW

BC Legal Services Society report on 'Everyday legal problems' in 2018

The BC Legal Services Society's report has feedback on the type of legal problems individuals face in BC, how they deal with them, and what the impact is on their lives.

Posted:
November 07, 2018
Article source:
Legal Services Society (LSS), British Columbia
Posted:
November 07, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Steps to Justice now has updated information on police checks and applying for a job

"Can an employer ask me if I have a police record?" is the latest addition to the Steps to Justice "Employment and Work" topic area.

Posted:
November 02, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Red flags raised as Ontario reinstates doctor's note requirement for sick workers

The Ontario government's proposal is welcome news to many employers, but critics say the policy overburdens the medical system and spreads illness.

Posted:
October 31, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Steps to Justice has new information about finding legal help

Steps to Justice now has information about finding, working with, and complaining about a lawyer or paralegal

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 12: Justicia for Migrant Workers

Join Chris Ramsaroop, Min Sook Lee, and others, for a discussion of the issues and struggles facing migrant workers in the fields, farms ,and greenhouses of Southern Ontario.

Posted:
October 29, 2018
Article source:
Justicia for Migrant Workers

Why 100 CEOs are asking Doug Ford to bring back basic income

"If the economy fails to grow because people are stuck in precarious or low-income jobs," we're all kind of in trouble," says one of 100 CEOs who wrote to the premier.

Posted:
October 26, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)