Author: Brendon Pooran

18 Sep Bill 148 – New Changes to Ontario’s Employment and Labour Laws

On June 1, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which includes sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and Labour Relations Act (LRA).  Bill 148, also known as, the “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017”. Over...

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12 Jun Sheltered Workshop Human Rights Application Settles

As you may be aware, the Community Living Sarnia-Lambton Human Rights Application related to its sheltered workshop was scheduled to be heard in early June.  Local news reports indicate that the parties have arrived at a confidential settlement. This application was filed by a participant in...

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05 Dec DECEMBER 5 – JOIN 14TH ANNUAL EMPLOYER CONFERENCE

Ontario Job Opportunity Information Network specialize in recruitment of persons with disabilities; as well as, education of strategies and supports for employers for full inclusion and expertise on disability in the workplace. Ontario JOIN is proud to present our 14th annual conference which this year...

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01 Dec DECEMBER 1 – 8th ANNUAL FEDERAL POLICY FORUM ON INCLUSION (OTTAWA)

The right to legal capacity is essential to personal well-being, social inclusion, and enjoyment of human rights because it recognizes a person's right to exercise control over their own personal, health care, and property/financial decisions. The right to legal capacity is generally recognized to have...

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23 Nov NOVEMBER 23 – COMMUNITY PRESENTATION – RYGIEL SUPPORT SERVICES FOR COMMUNITY LIVING – BILL 148 – IMPLICATIONS FOR FAMILIES ENGAGING WORKERS

November 23, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. Engagement Support Workers - Best Practices and Resources for Using Individualized Funding All these family focused information sessions, lawyers from PooranLaw Professional Corporation will introduce provide up to date legal information and best practices for families engaging workers. Recent changes...

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