Includes information on workplaces safety and workers’ rights to refuse unsafe work.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "My employer doesn't give me appropriate protective clothing to wear at work."
- "I refused to do unsafe work so my boss cut my hours."
- "I reported that my co-worker's partner has been showing up at work and threatening my co-worker. Nothing has been done and I'm worried for our safety."
Legal Services and Information
|Ontario Legal Information Centre||COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…|
|Workers Health & Safety Centre||Offers a comprehensive package of health and safety training solutions range from ready-made packages to customized versions adapted for individual workplaces|
|Ontario. Office of the Worker Adviser||Independent agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour advises and represents non-union workers who have been injured at work or who have been threatened or…|
|Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities||COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…|
|JusticeNet||Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…|
|College of Optometrists of Ontario||Regulates the optometry profession in Ontario * investigates complaints * website has Find an Optometrist section|
|Workers' Action Centre||Covid-19 -- support available by telephone; all in-person meetings and workshops cancelled until further noticeWorkers rights education information and referral on work-related issues such as…|