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Employment Standards Labour Topics and Publications

This website has information about finding the Ministry of Labour's wide selection of Employment Standards publications by topic or by browsing their publication list. It also tells how to find their information in other languages and in accessible formats.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Impaired at Work: A guide to accommodating substance dependence

The purpose of this guide is to help federally-regulated employers address substance dependence in the workplace in a way that is in harmony with human rights legislation. This guide outlines the rights and responsibilities of the employee, job applicants, the employer, unions and/or employee representatives.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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A Primer on Probationary Periods

Recorded on November 30, 2016 (41 minutes): Are you new in your job? Do you work with or represent the newly employed? Have you or someone you know, ever been terminated during a probationary period? This webinar covers the basic, but often poorly understood, rules around probationary periods. What constitutes a probationary period? Can the...

Available in:

English

Format:

Webinar

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Human Rights Toolkit

The Hamilton Community Legal Clinic has created a toolkit of accessible materials designed for agencies and community groups to inform clients and the general public about what discrimination is and what you can do about it. Included are:

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Presentation materials

Produced/Updated In:

2016

Policy on ableism and discrimination based on disability

The Ontario Human Rights Code (Code) protects people in Ontario with disabilities from discrimination and harassment under the ground of "disability."  This document from the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on ableism and discrimination based on disability provides practical guidance on the legal rights and responsibilities set...

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Policy on drug and alcohol testing

The Ontario Human Rights Commission policy on drug and alcohol testing covers topics including:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016

Workplace Violence & Harassment – Civil Claims & Criminal Charges

This web page discusses how a victim might choose to file a civil lawsuit or have police lay criminal charges when there has been workplace violence or harassment. It explains what kinds of civil lawsuits can be filed, what it means to sue someone in civil court, and when and how police can lay a criminal charge.

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016

Workplace Violence and Harassment

This section of the Ontario Women's Justice Network provides information on workplace violence and harassment including the following topics:

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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Human Rights at Work – Human Rights Legal Support Centre

If you think you have been discriminated against or harassed at work, this section of the Human Rights Legal Support Centre website lists Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers aimed at helping you understand what your rights are.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Human Rights Legal Support Centre Frequently Asked Questions

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC) website has Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) under these headings:

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015