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Sexual harassment at work has been in the spotlight recently with media coverage often focusing on celebrities and politicians. And the #MeToo movement has raised awareness about the widespread nature of the problem.

This month's On the Radar talks about making a human rights complaint about sexual harassment at work.

Recent changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA) aim to improve conditions for workers. This month's On the Radar highlights some of these changes.

Recent changes to Employment Insurance (EI) mean that women can start their maternity benefits sooner. And all new parents can choose to get parental benefits at a lower rate but for a longer time.

This month's On the Radar has details about these changes.

The Canadian government recently raised the age limit for children to join their parents in Canada.

This month’s On the Radar talks about these changes and an important deadline of January 31, 2018, for some parents.

Usually, Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) pay money directly to the person who's getting social assistance.

This month's On the Radar talks about when OW and ODSP can pay a person's assistance to someone else.

This month's On the Radar explains recent changes giving tenants a little more protection if their landlord, or the landlord's close family member or caregiver, wants to move into their unit.

This month's On the Radar gives highlights of rule changes for people on Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). These changes include increases in the value of assets people can own and new rules about gifts that won’t affect their assistance.

The rules are complicated. There's more detailed information on the Steps to Justice website.

More tenants in Ontario are now protected from large rent increases.

This month's On the Radar has information about this important change and about the rules for rent increases.

Following the release of Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review report, the government moved quickly to propose changes to the Employment Standards Act.

This month's On the Radar talks about these changes and how they could affect workers' rights.

This month’s On the Radar talks about the process that the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) uses when they do a medical review.

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