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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Aug 5, 2020

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHCR) defines sexual harassment as “engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct that is known or ought to be known to be unwelcome.” The OHRC further describes it as a form of discrimination that can “undermine [a worker’s] sense of personal dignity… prevent them from earning a living, doing their job effectively, or reaching…

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Important Information Regarding Your Employment Rights!

Jul 28, 2020

See message below from Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development: We want you to be aware of some important information regarding employment standards in Ontario. Declared Emergency Leave is No Longer Available As of July 24, 2020, the COVID-19 declared emergency ended in Ontario. As a result, Declared Emergency Leave (DEL) under the Employment…

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Sex Discrimination/ Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Jul 23, 2020

What is Sex Discrimination? Sex discrimination includes gender, pregnancy, and sexualharassment. It means treating someone badly or denying them abenefit because they are male, female, intersex, transgender orbecause of their gender identity.Sex discrimination can occur in a number of ways, including:• You are called sexist names.• You are not hired or promoted, while others around…

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Are you a Victim of Gender Based Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

Jul 21, 2020

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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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace! How can we help?

Jul 17, 2020

What is considered sexual harassment? A few of the possible behaviors are: Unwanted sexual advances Unwanted touching Request to exchanging sex for employment benefits Off-color or comments that are sexual in nature A request for sexual favors Unwanted offensive romantic attention Offensive sexual conduct, gestures Unwanted exposure to pornography Unwanted offensive sexual texts, emails or…

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COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)- Can this help you?

Jul 9, 2020

On June 1, 2020, the Government of Ontario confirmed that it is making $9 million available for the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), to support residential customers struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. CEAP provides a one time, on-bill credit to eligible residential electricity and natural gas customers…

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Jul 8, 2020

Learn more and find out how we can help:

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Jun 23, 2020

Details: At Noon hour meet up at 117 Peter Street on Sidewalk in front of Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP office of David Piccini Please Bring your own mask , hand sanitizer and sign. WHY ARE WE DOING THIS? Home Care The Ford government is attempting to push through a terrible new law that would restructure &…

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Jun 17, 2020

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Be aware that your Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may end at the Beginning of July 2020!

Jun 12, 2020

FIND OUT WHY BELOW: The Temporary emergency income delivered by the Government of Canada is $2,000 per month (4 weeks) = $500 a week ­Paid in four blocks of 4 weeks ­Maximum of 16 weeks, which is a total of $8,000. Although, the CERB benefit is until October 2020, for those that have been receiving…

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