After sexual harassment and rape allegations against indie movie mogul Harvey Weinstein made headlines last October, social media campaigns like #MeToo were used to raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace. More recently, allegations of “sexual misconduct” have been made against former Ontario PC leader, Patrick Brown, by two former staff members.
Payday is a day we all look forward to. But, what do you do if you look at your paycheque to find missing wages or unexpected deductions?
I lost my job and applied to collect regular employment insurance benefits. However, I received a letter from Service Canada stating that my application was denied. Is there any way to challenge this decision?
Barring any delays, the recreational use of marijuana is expected to be legalized this summer.
Under the federal legislation, persons of at least 18 years, will soon be permitted to possess up to 30 grams of pot and grow up to 4 plants (under 1-metre tall). The sale and distribution of marijuana will be regulated by the government; so, anything to do with illegal marijuana (i.e., purchasing, possession, sales or distribution), will still be illegal.
With a new Federal Budget announced in March, Liberals included with it a new benefit to encourage men, and other non-birthing parents, to take paid parental leave. The Employment Insurance Parental Sharing Benefit will allow non-birthing parents to take up to eight weeks off work under a “use-it-or-lose-it” program.