2019 Bi-Monthly Update Series: September/October

To keep you informed, here are some highlights of changes and updates made to Clicklaw in September and October:

Jan-Feb | Mar-Apr | May-Jun | Jul-Aug | Sep-Oct | Nov-Dec

Disability Alliance BC

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Mediate BC

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People’s Law School

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  • Time Off Work – Practical guidance on the legal aspects of taking time off work. Learn your rights and obligations when taking sick days, taking a vacation, and taking other leaves of absence (e.g. personal days off, family responsibility leave, maternity leave, compassionate care leave, bereavement leave, parental leave, pregnancy leave).

West Coast LEAF

  • Pathways in a Forest: Indigenous guidance on prevention-based child welfare – A report highlighting efforts by Indigenous families, communities, and Nations to revitalize Indigenous approaches to child welfare, develop community-based supports, and fight for self-determination. It centres the voices of 64 caregivers who share their stories of fighting to keep their children out of care. This report is an outcome of a year-long law reform project by West Coast LEAF in collaboration with the Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre (FRAFCA), Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Children and Family Services (LMO), and Tillicum Lelum Friendship Centre called Putting Families First: Shifting the Child Protection System.

Migrant Workers Centre

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New legal help services:

  • Respect at Work Hotline & Legal Clinics – Free legal information & advice to newcomers to Canada who have faced or are facing sexual harassment in the workplace. Referrals to employment and settlement services including emotional support and counseling. Clinics are held at ISS of BC offices in the Lower Mainland.

See other services for updated hours & description:

Stay informed:

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