News in Employment and Work
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When: Monday, January 30, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: 176 Wyndham St North, Guelph, Ontario N1H 8N9, Community Room in the Lower Level of the Guelph Community Health Centre
The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is hosting a presentation on Employment Standards and Human Rights in the workplace.
Gina Bahiwal, who has become the public face of the migrant worker rights movement, is facing deportation to the Philippines on Sunday.
A new report by the Toronto-based Institute for Work and Health offers valuable findings "with respect to improving engagement with health care providers," a WSIB spokeswoman said.
Report from the Law Society of Upper Canada is a good first step but more needs to be done
The new employment law grants workers the legal right to ignore work emails outside of typical working hours.
Starting next month, the Employment Insurance (EI) waiting period will be shortened from two weeks to one week.
The requirement could disqualify many Canadians from lucrative positions on those tribunals.
Topics in the Fall-Winter 2016 edition of La Chronique juridique (in French only) include child support and social assistance benefits, and sexual/domestic violence victims and tenancies.