Employment and work – Other help
Other sources of legal advice
If CALC is not able to help you with your employment problem or human rights at work claim, you can call:
- Pro Bono Ontario: offers free legal advice on any work-related issue in a non-unionized workplace
- Law Society Referral Service: offers free 30-minute consultation with a lawyer or paralegal
- JusticeNet: a not-for-profit service offering legal services at reduced fees for people in Ontario with low or moderate incomes
- Human Rights Legal Support Centre: no financial eligibility restrictions
The Workers’ Help Centre helps unionized and non-unionized workers with employment issues and filling out forms, including Employment Insurance and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board claims.
158 George Street, Basement
Call 613-969-4357 to make an appointment. Note that they are volunteers and open limited hours.
Are you looking for work?
If you’re looking for work, you can get help at your local employment agency. Go online to Employment Ontario’s find employment and training services page to do a search.
The March of Dimes (employment services for clients) gives help to people with disabilities who are looking for jobs, employees with disabilities, and union representatives looking for information about making workplaces more accessible and inclusive.
Do you belong to a union?
If you’re having a problem at work or if you’re fired, talk to your union first. If you feel your union is not assisting you properly, see the Steps to Justice website page: "What can I do if my union won't help me?"