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Chief Bill Blair hosts town hall with youth on community engagement

TORONTO – Police Chief Bill Blair will be answering questions from Toronto’s youth at a town hall session on community engagement Wednesday.

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‘Serve and Protect’ Does Not Mean Pro-Am Media Suppression

The right to record police activity is legal in every state provided that it is clear that the person documenting said activity is not interfering with standard police procedure and is not in any way disarming or inflicting real or potential harm on the officers on duty. 1,730 more words

Your Rights & How to Deal with the Gardaí

Never cooperate with the Gardaí unless …

“The State guarantees in its laws to respect, and, as far as practicable, by its laws to defend and vindicate the personal rights of the citizen”.

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Holiday pay and overtime: a few initial thoughts

The recent tribunal victory on holiday pay and overtime feels like a thoroughly unexpected piece of good news. We should never rely on judges, courts and tribunals to protect our rights, but there’s no reason to ignore our good luck when things do go in our favour. 449 more words

Stuff That I Think Is Pretty Awesome

Improved housing protection for Hawai‘i Medical Marijuana patients becomes law 11/1/14

10/30/14 – Honolulu, Hawai‘i: The Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawai‘i (“MCCHI”) welcomes the enactment of Act 60, which, as of 11/1/14, voids provisions in Hawai‘i rental agreements that previously would have allowed eviction of a tenant based on their status as a registered patient with Hawaiiʻs medical marijuana program. 407 more words

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Part-Time in Retail? Know Your Rights!

I’ve done and dusted casual rights in retail, and now it’s time for all those part-timers.  You know who you are!  If you don’t, you’re the lucky ones who work less hours, with regular shifts, and get full-time benefits.   160 more words


That 2 Weeks Notice

Leaving a job is probably one of the most fulfilling or dreaded things to do, depending on your experiences at that particular work place.  Although some may just want to up and walk out of there it’s common courtesy and in some cases legal. 173 more words