“In the year 1973 at the age of six years old, Phyllis Webstad attended her first day of residential school wearing a bright orange shirt gifted by her grandmother. Excited to wear something so bright, she was full of hope and excitement to attend school. However, when she arrived they stripped her shirt away from…

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If you feel something isn’t right or are unsure of your employment law rights , please reach out to the Northumberland Community Legal Centre (NCLC) for free and confidential advice. Please do NOT resign from your employment until you seek legal advice as this can impact your eligibility for employment related benefits. Here at NCLC,…

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Workplace gender discrimination comes in many different forms, but generally it means that an employee or a job applicant is treated differently or less favorably because of their sex or gender, or because the person is affiliated with an organization or group that is associated with a particular sex or gender.   Some examples of…

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The Northumberland Community Legal Centre is the lead agency in a project funded by the Federal Government to address Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. NCLC has received funding from Justice Canada to co-ordinate a project on Sexual Harassment in the workplace, along with 19 other Community Legal Clinics spread throughout the Province of Ontario. The…

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Please join the Northumberland Community Legal Centre in our next zoom meeting for our Public Legal Education series. This meeting will discuss some upcoming deadlines to ensure you receive all of the tax benefits you may be entitled to, the deadlines if you owe and how to Appeal decisions you disagree with. It is on…

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