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Created for patients or health care consumers in Ontario, this website lists their most important rights, how they can make a complaint, and how they can get more information about their rights.
This information sheet explains why it is important for refugees with permanent status to apply for citizenship as soon as possible.
This guide aims to provide basic legal information to people without immigration status so that they will be able to better protect themselves from the risks of immigration arrest and detention. It looks at who is at risk, how to develop a strategy for what to do if confronted by immigration or police, safety plans, what to do if an officer stops you in a public place, at work, at home, in a car or on a bike, getting help while in detention, and key legal information for detainees.
Workers covered by the Employment Standards Act can file a claim at the Ontario Ministry of Labour for unpaid wages and other violations at work. This factsheet explains how and when to apply and where to go for support. It has basic information outlining what happens when you file a claim at the Ministry of Labour.
This booklet sets out the rights of a person who is stopped, questioned, searched, arrested, or detained by the police. It also explains when the police can enter or search someone's home.
This resource has information for newcomers who are thinking about using a consultant or lawyer to represent them or to help with an immigration application. It discusses paid and unpaid consultants and what to look for in a consultant.
This fact sheet deals with harassment, discrimination, and violence experienced while working at a job, the protections against them, and what to do and whom to contact if there is a problem at work.
This booklet explains how workers can protect and assert their rights and what to do if their rights are violated. Topics covered include starting a new job, wages, hours of work, leaves and time off, injuries at work, termination, and discrimination and harassment.
New legal protection for temporary workers came into effect on November 6, 2009. This fact sheet explains what temporary agencies must do to follow the new laws and tells temporary workers what to do if an agency is not following the law.