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Employment Standards Resources
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) Resources
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) provides helpful information on a variety of tenant rights issues. In addition to the brochures below, you can learn more at the CLEO website or by calling 416-408-4420.
This booklet is about the rules regarding regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. It explains who qualifies, how to apply, and how much a person can receive and covers topics such as disqualifications and penalties, and what can happen if you are fired, laid off, or you quit your job. There is also a short section on re-employment benefits.
Have You Been Fired or Laid Off?
This pamphlet is about the legal rights under the Employment Standards Act of workers who have been fired or laid off. It covers topics such as the minimum notice periods, termination pay and severance pay, and making a claim against an employer.
Taking Time Off Work: Pregnancy And Parental Leaves And Benefits
This booklet explains pregnancy and parental leaves under Ontario law and pregnancy and parental Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for new and expecting parents. Charts show the number of weeks of EI benefits and time off work that birth parents and adopting parents can receive if they qualify.
Your Rights As A Worker
This resource offers basic information about workers’ rights: what they are and who has them. It also includes information about discrimination, workplace accommodation, taking legal action, and where to get help in many languages. Audio (3:48 minutes; 2.2 MB)
|This publication is also available in text and audio in the following languages:|
|Arabic||PDF (212 KB)||Audio (7:03 minutes, 4.1 MB)|
|Chinese||PDF (309 KB)||Audio (4:06 minutes, 2.4 MB)|
|Somali||PDF (107 KB)||Audio (6:56 minutes, 4.0 MB)|
|Spanish||PDF (92 KB)||Audio (3:48 minutes, 2.2 MB)|
|Tamil||PDF (975 KB)||Audio (5:06 minutes, 3.0 MB)|
|Urdu||PDF (648 KB)||Audio (6:29 minutes, 3.8 MB)|
Your Rights At Work
This booklet explains a worker’s legal rights under the Employment Standards Act regarding hours of work and pay, overtime, breaks, holidays and vacations, and emergency leave. It also has information about how to make a claim against an employer.