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Upgrading the status of domestic workers in Ontario

INTERCEDE.

Upgrading the status of domestic workers in Ontario

recommendations for legislative change : a brief to Ontario Labour Minister, Russell Ramsay

by INTERCEDE.

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Published by [s.n.] in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontario.,
  • Ontario.,
  • Ontario.,
  • Domestics -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ontario.,
  • Women domestics -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ontario.,
  • Domestics -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementInternational Coalition to End Domestics" Exploitation, 1983.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20229113M

    The purpose of providing domestic or sexual violence leave is to show support for employees by addressing the situation with sensitivity and confidentiality. 5 Facts About Domestic or Sexual Violence Leave. As of January 1, , domestic and sexual violence leave is part of the minimum employment standards in Ontario. Domestic Violence in the Workplace: breaking the silence Version In the past most people treated domestic violence as a private family matter that shouldn’t be discussed openly. Certainly it was also viewed as not the business of a victim’s employer or co-workers. However, according to a survey conducted by the Canadian Labour.

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    the majority of domestic workers were ordered to leave the country. In January, , the Advisory Council on the Status of Women published Sheila Arnopoulos's Prob- lems of Immigrant Women in the Canadian Labour Force. A hard-hit- ting section on domestic workers documented the exploitation in- herent in the temporary-work- permit system. Requirements for Full-Time, Advanced Standing to Second Year. Social Service Worker or Human Service(s) Counsellor Diploma (or any diploma from a public Canadian college that is eligible for registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, external link), with a cumulative grade point average of ('B') or higher, and less than two (2) years accumulated.


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Upgrading the status of domestic workers in Ontario by INTERCEDE. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sponsored by the ONTARIO FEDERATION OF LABOUR 2. • KNOW YOUR RIGHTS On March 1,the Ontario minimum wage for domestic workers is going up to the standard $ per hour.

If you are landed in Canada, that means that the very least that your employer must pay you every month is: $ Gross Pay. See the Blue Pages of your telephone book under "Human Rights, Ontario Human Rights Commission." For information about domestic or sexual violence leave under the ESA, please refer to the domestic or sexual violence leave chapter of Your Guide to the Employment Standards Act.

Return to top. EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OF DOMESTIC WO~~ While it has not always been so, domestic workers now have most of the legal rights in employment that other workers in Ontario have. Note that you have these rights whether or not you have status. However, problems can arise with respect to.

The domestic worker cannot be a blood relative of the employer or the employer’s spouse. A blood relationship means a first degree relationship with the employer and/or the employer’s spouse (this includes grandparents, parents, brothers or sisters, nephews or nieces, sons or daughters or grandchildren).

Employing a caregiver, baby-sitter, or domestic worker. If you hire a caregiver, baby-sitter, or domestic worker, you may be considered to be the employer of that person. As an employer, you have responsibilities in the employment relationship between you and the person. To find out what your responsibilities are as an employer, see Employer responsibilities – The payroll steps.

spite of its effects on work conditions and relationships. Domestic labour, as a derogation regime to standard labour laws, is thus not abolished in itself. In accordance with the ILO Conventionif the employer and the worker both agree, the worker can live with the employer.

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Fatal or catastrophic workplace accidents Call us Contact us Charges that the government condones the racial exploitation of West Indian and Filipino women on employment authorizations produced a policy amendment in that enabled domestic workers to apply for landed immigrant status from within Canada on condition that they upgraded their skills to show “self-sufficiency.” The change restored the function of domestic service as a bridge to Canada but continued to devalue the worth of domestic employment.

The Employment Standards Act, (ESA) provides the minimum standards for most employees working in sets out the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in most Ontario workplaces.

About Your guide to the ESA. This guide is a convenient source of information about key sections of the is for your information and assistance only. If a worker is an independent contractor, your federal tax responsibilities are few.

In fact, you don't even need to fill out the IRS form (MISC) usually required when hiring independent contractors, because an exception excludes household workers. But it's a different story if you are the worker's employer.

The Domestic Worker Accreditation Program allows certain foreign representatives to employ a domestic worker who will live and work in their private household during the posting period, and subsequently seek accreditation via the head of the diplomatic mission, international organization or special representative office (hereinafter referred to as “head of mission”).

Domestic Violence and Ontario Works: What You Should Know You are not alone. We can help. If you are living in a violent or abusive situation, Ontario Works can help. Ontario Works is a program that offers financial assistance and job-related supports to eligible people in need.

Domestic workers who work less than 12 hours per week, and persons who care for, or supervise a member of the household in their employer’s residence, but do not live with the employer are not covered by most areas of The Employment Standards Code, except for unpaid leaves and the employment of children.

Policies on and Experiences of Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada Ping-Chun Hsiung1* and Katherine Nichol2 1 Department of Sociology, University of Toronto 2 The Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit at Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network Abstract This paper reviews studies of government policies on, and the experiences of, foreign domestic.

Ontario’s Recent Work to Address Domestic and Gender-Based Violence. Inthe province released its Domestic Violence Action Plan which set out a collaborative approach to: Provide better community supports for victims, including enhanced counselling.

Under the Employment Standards Act, eligible workers in Ontario are now entitled to job-protected leave when the employee or their child has experienced or is threatened with domestic or sexual violence.A child includes a step-child, child under legal guardianship or foster child under Under the Act, workers who have been employed for at least 13 consecutive weeks are entitled to up-to The government wants to give victims of domestic abuse five days of paid leave from jobs in federally regulated workplaces – but does not say exactly how that plan might : Amanda Connolly.

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