May 26: Justice for Injured Workers bike ride

When: Reception and gathering, Friday, May 25, 2018; ride Saturday, May 26 - Sunday, May 27

Where: From Elliot Lake to Sudbury

The message for this year's bike ride will be "Occupational Disease: The Other Workplace Fatality". 

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups

Holiday pay changes have Ontario employers scratching their heads

Some business owners believe the government is trying to force businesses to hire more full-time staff, even when employees are opting for part-time work.

Posted:
February 21, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Supreme Court ruling affirms injured workers' rights on the job

The decision sets a higher standard for measures employers must take to find a suitable role for injured employees after a workplace accident.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 12 February 2018

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

Posted:
February 14, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Firm that failed to pay translators 'aggressively targets' new immigrants, court says

Able Translations denies the allegations and says it has a "positive relationship" with its 8,000 interpreters. 

Posted:
February 13, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

February 13: Show love for Tim Hortons workers and workers' rights!

Workers' Action Centre has lots of information about how you can get involved in the Fight for &15 & Fairness at Tim Hortons and other businesses. 

Posted:
February 09, 2018
Article source:
Workers' Action Centre

Ontario campuses see increase in precarious jobs, study shows

Job insecurity "on the rise, though not equally and not for everyone," according to a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Posted:
February 08, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

On the Radar: Better employment standards for workers in Ontario

Recent changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA) aim to improve conditions for workers. This month's On the Radar highlights some of these changes.

Posted:
February 07, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

WSIB has now accepted 36 previously rejected Peterborough General Electric health claims

A series of cancer diagnoses among former GE workers in Peterborough was first noted in the 1990s. Yet over the last 12 years, many workers who made claims to WSIB were turned down.

Posted:
February 06, 2018
Article source:
The Peterborough Examiner

March 1 webinar: The Employment Standards Act, 2000 after Bill 148: Enforcing and shaping Ontario's new employment standards

When: Thursday, March 1, 2018, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Online

For more information: David Bush at bushd@lao.on.ca

Community legal clinic staff, students, and community members are invited to this webinar.

Posted:
February 06, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)