Preventing and responding to sexual harassment!

Tips from: http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/sexual-harassment-employment-fact-sheet Employers operating in Ontario have a legal duty to take steps to prevent and respond to sexual harassment. They must make sure they have poison-free environments that respect human rights. From a human rights perspective, it is not acceptable to ignore sexual harassment, whether or not someone has formally complained or made…

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Last week, the provincial government announced an expansion of its Support for Learners program, under which parents or guardians can apply for one-time payments to help with additional learning costs for children during the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19. See news release (22 December).

The following Support for Learners payments will now be available:• $200 for each child up to age 12• $250 for each child or youth up to age 21 with special needs• NEW: $200 for each eligible student aged 13 through grade 12 (including students over 18 who are in secondary school) The online application portal…

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Our Day, 2020 (International Migrants Day) Today is International Migrants Day, 2020.  For us migrants, 2020 has been a human rights catastrophe. We’ve been on the front line of the COVID crisis, doing the lowest paid and most dangerous jobs growing and delivering food, cleaning buildings, and taking care of children and the elderly. At…

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Experiencing Sexual Harassment in your workplace? Don’t know what to do?

Read the brochure “Workplace Sexual Harassment makes work unsafe”: What you need to know, What you can do from the Ontario Community Legal Clinics coordinated Advice project on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (funded by the Department of Justice Canada) For a copy of this brochure and or free and confidential advice please call the…

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