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Employment Standards for Ontario Workers

This CLEO webinar, intended for community workers, gives an overview of workers rights under the Employment Standards Act including overtime pay, illegal deductions, termination pay, severance pay and public holiday pay. It covers steps a worker can take if the employer violates these standards.

Registrations will be taken on a first come first served basis. This webinar will also be recorded and made available as a resource on the Your Legal Rights web site.

Date: Thu, May 30, 2013
Time: 10:30 AM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Facilitated by John No and  Barbara Williams

John No is currently the Workers' Rights division staff lawyer at Parkdale Community Legal Services, which is a legal aid teaching clinic affiliated with Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to working at PCLS, Mr. No was an employment and human rights law lawyer at Community Advocacy & Legal Centre in Belleville, Ontario.

Barbara Williams works with community agencies across Ontario, helping them grow and manage their knowledge base, build learning communities, and share their expertise. Ms. Williams is providing coordination and facilitation support for the CLEO webinar series.

Here is the link to the info and how to register.

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