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Oct 13

October 13, 2015

October 13: What’s up at WWEC

Over the last few weeks WWEC has been hosting a Forms Clinic staffed by St Clair College students who are accompanied by a working Para Legal. This has caused increased traffic into the centre and that’s a good thing! As well, we’re seeing an increase in the number of workers coming in for help from WWEC. For example, workers seeking advice on how to approach their board of director employer regarding an abusive supervisor, a worker injured in a vegetable…

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May 13

May 13, 2015

CLOSE THE EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS GAP RESEARCH INITIATIVE

Have you ever faced a problem at work? At your workplace, were you not paid wages, overtime pay, or vacation pay? Did you have problems with your hours, breaks, or scheduling? Were you laid off without any notice or termination pay? If you faced any of these or other problems in your workplace, your employment standards were violated. If you filed a claim with the Ministry of Labour regarding these problems, we would like to hear from you. We are…

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Jan 22

January 22, 2014

Let’s Talk About It

  Click on Image for Full View We had a great chat with a worker on her experiences in a former workplace. In this case we talked about rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and how exactly one does a work refusal: For further information on your right to refuse unsafe work go to the Ministry of Labour website As well, you cannot sign a contract that violates the  Employment Standards Act!

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