News in Employment and Work
Date March 23, 2010
Time 12:00 p.m.
This webinar looks at rights of fired or laid-off workers. The topics covered include events that constitute termination of employment, worker's rights upon dismissal from employment, termination pay and severance, other damages related to dismissal, and how workers can enforce their rights.
Date April 28, 2010
Where Across Ontario
Events across the province will mark the Day of Mourning for workers who who have been injured or killed on the job or who have died as a result of workplace disease.
The Ontario government is raising the minimum wage to $10.25 on March 31, 2010.
This article looks at Ontario's Bill 168, which specifically requires employers to take certain steps to prevent workplace violence and harassment.
The Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition announces that it is conducting a social audit about how current government policies affect those living in poverty, including people of colour and new immigrants.
Date April 29, 2010
Time 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where Town Park Recreation Centre, 62 McCaul St., Port Hope
This fair features information about community services including financial, legal, and health supports.
A Toronto Star article reports that a woman was awarded $25,000 for discrimination and $6,750 for lost wages by the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, who ordered her former employer to pay her the money after using racist language and firing her.
Date February 25, 2010 to February 25, 2010
Time 11 a.m. ET - 12 p.m. ET
This webinar, hosted by the Crisis Prevention Institute, is on Bill 168 which goes into effect June 15 and represents a significant change in how, and to what extent, both workplace violence and harassment are regulated in Ontario workplaces.
Date February 18, 2010
Time 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Please join us for CLEONet's upcoming webinar, "Bill 168: Ontario's New Legislation on Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Workplace," February 18, 2010, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. There are limited spots available, so you must register by February 12.
The Ontario government will conduct an independent investigation into lax labour, workplace safety and enforcement laws in wake of the Christmas Eve scaffold deaths and a rash of construction worker deaths over the last 20 years.