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 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

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

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

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