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.

Posted:
August 15, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

HALCO news Summer 2018 newsletter is now available

This issue includes updates on criminalization of HIV non-disclosure, improvement to Canada's immigration medical inadmissiblity regime, and more.

Posted:
August 14, 2018
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

Ontario's employment boom defies minimum-wage naysayers

In spite of some predictions to the contrary, Ontario's sharp minimum wage increase hasn't killed its labour market.

Posted:
August 13, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Restaurant owner jailed 90 days, fined for failing to pay staff as ordered

"It is one of the few cases where the court has imposed a jail sentence on a director of a company for failing to comply with the Employment Standard Act:" Avvy Go, CSALC, Toronto.

Posted:
August 07, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Spectator
Posted:
July 23, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

Eight ways to prepare your organization for the legalization of marijuana

How businesses can get ready for the new reality coming October 17.

Posted:
July 20, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Nail salon network seeks to empower newcomer women on the job

The Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC) has helped spearhead the effort, which began last year with delivering informational flyers and using social media like WeChat.

Posted:
July 17, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Ontario injured workers shut out of medical pot coverage — told to take opioids instead

'We treat requests for coverage of medical marijuana on a case-by-case basis,' WSIB says.

Posted:
July 16, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

The Government of Ontario announces change to the formula for calculating public holiday pay

A new regulation reinstates the previous formula for calculating public holiday pay that applied prior to January 1, 2018. This change took effect July 1, 2018.

Posted:
July 13, 2018
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

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?

Posted:
July 05, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)