WSIB to investigate claims of Kitchener-Waterloo rubber workers

The review will look at both cancer and non-cancer related claims of the former area rubber workers. 300 claims filed since 2002 will be reviewed by a dedicated team.

Posted:
December 12, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Study highlights 'uncomfortable truth' about racism in the job market

Racialized workers in Ontario are significantly more likely to be concentrated in low-wage jobs and face persistent unemployment and earnings gaps compared to white employees.

Posted:
December 11, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

New or updated resources now available from CLEO

The resources are on topics in these areas of law: consumer, housing, and employment, with ESL activity kits on employment law also available.

Posted:
December 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Foreign caregivers want major reforms to improve conditions, streamline residency

According to the report, the current regime was developed "without consultation, input or direction" from care workers.

Posted:
November 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Half of Canadians experience or witness bullying on the job, survey shows

The majority reported the bullying to their employer, but only one-third of workplaces took action, according to a new nationwide survey.

Posted:
November 19, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Workers' comp for injured food delivery couriers depends on the app they serve

If those couriers get hurt on the job, the CBC has found their eligibility for work-related compensation depends on the province they work in and which app they deliver for.

Posted:
November 16, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Ontario Basic Income Cancellation Births A Movement In Thunder Bay

Now, a couple dozen locals meet weekly to talk about solutions to poverty and plan demonstrations. They call their group Disrupt.

Posted:
November 13, 2018
Article source:
Huffington Post Canada

KEYS Job Centre Co-Launches French Version of Community-Produced Comic Book

The project produced an 8-page comic that illustrates key rights and entitlements found in the ESA, OHSA, and employment provisions of the IRPA.

Posted:
November 12, 2018
Article source:
Kingston Herald

Employment rights for new Canadians: Reasonable Doubt

The Ontario Human Rights Code prevents employers from discriminating against a job applicant based on his or her citizenship.

Posted:
November 08, 2018
Article source:
NOW

BC Legal Services Society report on 'Everyday legal problems' in 2018

The BC Legal Services Society's report has feedback on the type of legal problems individuals face in BC, how they deal with them, and what the impact is on their lives.

Posted:
November 07, 2018
Article source:
Legal Services Society (LSS), British Columbia