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Firings and layoffs


Includes termination and wrongful dismissal.

What the clients may say:
  • "I was laid off without notice or extra pay."
  • "I got a job but I quit because my employer changed my job description and salary."
  • "I was laid off from a large company where I had worked for years, but I didn’t get severance pay."
  • "My boss fired me after I asked about my rights under the Employment Standards Act (ESA)."

Legal Services

African Canadian Legal Clinic

Specialty test case litigation clinic focusing on systemic racial discrimination, public education, and individual, community & government consultation. (No direct legal services to individuals except in relation to test cases.)

HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)

Provides free legal services to people in Ontario who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.


Connects low to middle income individuals with legal professionals – lawyers, mediators and paralegals- who have agreed to work at a reduced rate. In order to use JusticeNet, individuals must make a net family income that is no higher than $59,000 per year.

Law Society Referral Service

Provides the name of a lawyer or paralegal who best fits a person’s stated needs. The service is not designed to provide legal advice or second opinions.

Legal Aid Ontario Client Service Centre

Provides legal aid services to eligible persons. Eligibility is based on financial, and legal factors.

Ottawa Legal Information Centre

Offers legal information services, such as general explanations regarding the law and other legal topics, and is not authorized to provide legal advice or legal assistance.

Reach Canada

Educates and informs persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensures that quality legal and social representation is provided. Provides lawyer referral services for people with disabilities through a network of lawyers who volunteer.

Other Services

Toronto Worker's Health & Safety Clinic

Provides free information, legal advice and representation to low income  workers who face health and safety problems at work

Workers' Action Centre

Provides information and advice to people in low-wage and unstable employment.

Steps to Justice