New tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

Recorded on June 14, 2017 - This webinar, provided by CLEO, is designed for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, CLEO's new website for helping clients find step-by-step information about common legal problems. It also outlines the difference between legal information and legal advice.
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A Primer on Probationary Periods

Are you new in your job? Do you work with or represent the newly employed? Have you or someone you know, ever been terminated during a probationary period? This webinar covers the basic, but often poorly understood, rules around probationary periods. What constitutes a probationary period? Can the employer extend a probationary period? What can you expect during the probationary period? What...

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Date:
November 30, 2016
Length:
41 minutes

Migrant Workers and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Benefits

Recorded on September 21, 2015 - This webinar is for migrant workers (temporary foreign workers and non-status people), their allies, community organizations and community legal clinics. The webinar explains:

  • the basics of workers’ compensation in Ontario
  • the particular rules that apply to migrant workers
  • what migrant workers should do if they have been...
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Date:
September 21, 2015
Length:
53 minutes

Migrant Workers and Access to Social Benefits in Ontario

June 18, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. ET - This webinar from the Inter-clinic Migrant Workers Working Group is for migrant workers (temporary foreign workers and non-status people), their allies, community organizations and community legal clinics. The webinar will explain which income and health programs migrant workers can access (both provincial and federal programs), how to apply and how...
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Date:
June 18, 2015
Length:
1 hour

Return to Work and the WSIB: What Advocates Need to Know

Recorded on August 22, 2013 - This webinar, intended for experienced workers and advocates, gives information on how to help workers navigate their return to work after a workplace injury. It includes a basic overview of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) return to work scheme and practical tips to protect workers from common pitfalls.

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Date:
August 22, 2013
Length:
59 minutes

Wrongful Dismissal

Recorded on June 13, 2013. - This webinar, intended for community workers, presents options for workers who have been fired or laid off. It looks at when an employer can fire an employee, what a worker can do if they are wrongfully dismissed, and what the Courts or the Ministry of Labour look for when dealing with dismissal cases.

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Date:
June 13, 2013
Length:
58 minutes

Employment Standards for Ontario Workers

Recorded on May 30, 2013 - This webinar, intended for community workers, gives an overview of workers' rights under the Employment Standards Act, including overtime pay, illegal deductions, termination pay, severance pay, and public holiday pay. It covers steps a worker can take if the employer violates these standards.

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Date:
May 30, 2013
Length:
1 hour

Work-related Psychological Injury: When and How to Seek WSIB Benefits

This webinar, for service providers, is presented by Airissa Gemma and Maryth Yachnin from the Industrial Accident Victims' Group of Ontario. It looks at the kinds of psychological injuries the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) recognizes. It describes strategies for determining the right entitlement to request at the WSIB, how to gather proof of a work-related psychological injury,...

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Date:
November 24, 2011
Length:
50 minutes

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Basics

Recorded on February 28, 2011 - This webinar is presented by Jessica Michael of Community Advocacy & Legal Centre. It gives community service providers an overview of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) structure and terminology. The webinar will cover the life cycle of a workers' compensation claim.

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Date:
February 28, 2011
Length:
36 minutes

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