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Forced to quit?

This webinar, presented by Karen McClellan from the Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, will examine the legal rights and options available to workers in the event of constructive dismissal. Constructive dismissal is a legal term used to describe certain circumstances in which a worker may be forced to quit, including: a significant and unilateral change in work...

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Date:
March 26, 2010
Length:
67 minutes

Fired or Laid Off?

This webinar, presented by Karen McClellan from the Community Legal Clinic - Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, looks at rights of fired or laid-off workers. The topics covered include events that constitute termination of employment, a worker's rights upon dismissal from employment, termination pay and severance, other damages related to dismissal, and how workers can enforce their rights....

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Date:
March 23, 2010
Length:
62 minutes

Motor Vehicle Repairs

This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., focuses on the bane of many an automobile owner: motor vehicle repairs. While there are many reputable repair facilities, not all repair shops adhere to the consumer disclosures and protections mandated by the Ontario Consumer Protection Act, 2002. We will look at issues such...

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Date:
March 22, 2010
Length:
63 minutes

Bill 168

In this webinar, Zahra Dhanani, the Legal Director for the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC), looks at Bill 168, which is new legislation on violence and harassment in the workplace.

Bill 168 came into force in June 2010. The presentation focuses on what sexual violence and harassment in the workplace are, what employers need to do to comply...

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Date:
February 18, 2010
Length:
68 minutes

Human Rights in Your Workplace

This webinar, presented by Jessica Michael of The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre, will describe the Ontario Human Rights Code and what your human rights are at work. The webinar will focus on discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Date:
February 10, 2010
Length:
40 minutes

Consumer Reporting and Credit Reporting

This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at one of the largest sources of complaints to the Ministry of Consumer Services: consumer (credit) reporting agencies. Anyone who has ever applied for a loan, mortgage, or credit card has had their credit report reviewed by the potential credit issuer. Anyone who has...

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Date:
January 20, 2010
Length:
83 minutes

Employment Rights

This webinar, presented by Jessica Michael of The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre in Belleville, provides an understanding of the rights provided to workers in Ontario under the Employment Standards Act (ESA). It covers topics such as minimum wage, overtime, vacation pay, public holidays, termination, and employment leaves.

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Date:
December 03, 2009
Length:
25 minutes

Energy Re-billing

Please note that the information in this webinar applies to contracts made prior to January 1, 2011.  For information about contracts made after that date, please see the webinar entitled Re-billers and the Energy Consumer Protection Act 2010.

Many private energy companies go door-to-...

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Date:
November 30, 2009
Length:
80 minutes

Collection Agencies

This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., discusses the protections for consumers that come under the Ontario Collection Agencies Act. It also describes the best way to deal with collection agencies and what consumers can do if a collection agency violates the Act.

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Date:
October 19, 2009
Length:
65 minutes

Social Media: How could it work for Clinics?

Recorded on September 29, 2009 (80 minutes) This webinar, facilitated by Fiona MacCool, CLEONet Project Manager, provides an introduction to social media. A number of community legal clinics across Ontario are starting to use tools like Facebook, Twitter, and Web 2.0 blog tools to support their community development, law reform, and public legal education activities. In this...