Come to the public hearing. Send a letter. Fight for $15 and Fairness

ISAC is asking you to support the Fight for $15 and Fairness campaign by attending the hearings tomorrow and by writing to the Standing Committee holding the hearings.

Posted:
July 20, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 19 July 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
July 20, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Five CSIS employees are accusing the spy agency of Islamophobia, racism and homophobia in a $35-million lawsuit

The lawsuit follows three scathing reports on RCMP harassment, including the May federal auditor general's report on the police force's failure to manage the mental health needs of its employees.

Posted:
July 17, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

General Electric Peterborough workers urged to get political in push for automatic compensation for victims of 'toxic soup' at plant

A recent report says that between 1945 and 2000, workers at GE in Peterborough were exposed to more than 3,000 toxins - at least 40 of which were carcinogens.

Posted:
July 14, 2017
Article source:
The Peterborough Examiner

September 14: Employment Law Free Legal Workshop

When: Thursday, September 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: Ebenezer United Church, 5000 Steeles Ave. East, Markham 

To register: 905-477-4365 or ebenezer5000@gmail.com

This session will provide an overview of the legislation that applies to the Ontario workplace and the relationship between employers and employees.

Posted:
July 14, 2017
Article source:
Settlement.Org

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 14 July 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
July 14, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Sears Canada, former employees reach compromise on benefits, pension payments

Sears Canada, its lenders, and employees have reached a compromise that could allow the company to continue paying certain benefits and special pension payments to the end of September.

Posted:
July 13, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

New and Revised CLEO Publications - July 11, 2017

CLEO announces its new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of CLEO's publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
July 11, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Legal challenge targets rejected chronic mental stress workers' compensation claims

The legislation that comes into effect next year won't include people whose claims arose before January 1, 2018.

Posted:
July 11, 2017
Article source:
Hamilton Spectator

What Sears Canada's case says about how safe your retirement benefits are

The company has said it was planning to let go 2,900 of its 17,000 employees and would not be able to pay for severance packages due to cash constraints.

Posted:
July 10, 2017
Article source:
Global News