HALCO Annual General Meeting – Monday September 23, 2013

HALCO Annual General Meeting – Monday September 23, 2013

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Everyone is welcome to attend HALCO’s 2013 Annual General Meeting:

Monday September 23, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. (light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.), First Floor Meeting Room at 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario.

Our guest speaker Paul Lewin will talk about Reforming Canada’s Marijuana Laws. Paul Lewin is the Ontario Regional Director for NORML Canada and a criminal lawyer with a focus on cannabis offences.  The Meeting Agenda will include the presentation of our Kreppner Awards.

In addition, the Agenda will include: Minutes of our 2012 Annual General Meeting, Election of Board of Directors, Annual Report, Treasurer/Auditor’s Report, and Appointment of Auditors.

For more information, or if you require disability accommodation, please contact us. Please avoid wearing chemical-based scented products.

You can find all of the information in the HALCO Annual General Meeting 2013 invitation (pdf).

We hope to see you at the meeting!

 

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Women’s Equality Day

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Joint Resolution of Congress, 1971

Designating August 26 of each year as Women’s Equality Day

 

WHEREAS, the women of the United States have been treated as second-class citizens and have not been entitled the full rights and privileges, public or private, legal or institutional, which are available to male citizens of the United States; and

WHEREAS, the women of the United States have united to assure that these rights and privileges are available to all citizens equally regardless of sex; and

WHEREAS, the women of the United States have designated August 26, the anniversary date of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, as symbol of the continued fight for equal rights: and

WHEREAS, the women of United States are to be commended and supported in their organizations and activities,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that August 26th of each year is designated as Women’s Equality Day, and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation annually in commemoration of that day in 1920, on which the women of America were first given the right to vote, and that day in 1970, on which a nationwide demonstration for women’s rights took place.
http://www.nwhp.org/resourcecenter/equalityday.php

CLEO: YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AS A WORKER – SOMALI

Xaquuqda shaqaaluhu leeyihiin

Shaqaale ahaan xaquuq baad leedahay xattaa haddii:

  • aadan ahayn muwaadan Canadian ah, qof

haaysta ruqsadda degenaanshaha joogtada ah,

ama leh ruqsadda shaqada,

  • aad hadda shaqada biloowday,
  • aad gurigaaga ama qof kale gurigiisa ka shaqeysid,
  • aad degan tahay qof kale gurigiisa aadna iyaga u shaqeysid,
  • ay tahay in aad ka sheqeysid goobo kale duwan wakhtiyo kale duwan si aad howsha u fuliso,
  • shaqada ku qabatid wakhti dhan (full-time), wakhti dhimman (part-time), ama ku-meelgaar ahaan (temporary).

Xattaa haddii aad saxiixday heshiis kontraat ah “shaqsi si madax banaan heshiis loola galay” (independent contractor) weli xaquuq baad shaqaale ahaan u leedahay.

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 Maxey shaqaaluhu xaquuq u leeyihiin?

Waxaa jira sharciyo ku saabsan:

  • noocyada su’aalaha uu loo-shaqeeyuhu ku weeydin karo intuusan shaqada kuu qorin,
  • saacadaha shaqada,
  • lacagta ugu yar oo lagu shaqeyn karo (minimum wage),
  • mushaarka xilliga fasaxa la qaato, mushaarka maalmaha ciida la qaato, iyo wakhtiga shaqada laga maqan yahay,
  • caafimaadka iyo badbaadada goobta shaqada, iyo
  • waxa aad sameyn kartid haddii shaqada lagaa saaro ama si xun oo laguula dhaqmay daraadeed ay khasab kugu noqotay in aad shaqada isaga tagtid.

Waxaa jira sharciyo kala duwan oo khuseeya noocyada kala duwan ee shaqada. Waxaad u baahan tahay in aad ogaatid waxa ay sharciyadaani ka sheegayaan nooca shaqada aad qabatid. Waxaa suurtoowda in ay arrintaan ka caawiyaan ururada shaqaalaha, hey’adaha beesha qaarkood, iyo kilinikayaasha sharciga (legal clinics).

 Maxaan sameeyaa shaqaale ahaan haddii qof uu si lid igu ah ii takooro?

Sharciyada xaquuqda aadamigu waxey leeyihiin loo-shaqeeyeyaashu waa in ayan si adiga lid kugu ah ku takoorin. Haddiise shaqaalaha kale si adiga lid kugu ah kuu takooran, waa in loo-shaqeeyahaagu qaadaa tilaabooyin arrintaan lagu joojinaayo. Takooriddu waxey dhacda markii qof kaa hor istaago shaqo qorid, kuula dhaqmo si aan xaq ahayn, ama shaqada kaa eryo sabab la xiriirta:

  • jinsigaaga ama qoloda aad asal ahaan ka timid,
  • diintaada,
  • da’daada,
  • itaal-la’aantaada,
  • dheddig/lab ahaantaada,
  • qaabka aad u galmootid,
  • xammilanimodaada ama caruur aad leedahay sababteed.

Liiskan waxaa ka muuqda tokoorid badan hase yeeshe noocyadeedo idili kuma ay dhamma.

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 Maxaan sameeyaa haddii xaqdarooyin kale aan shaqada dhexdeeda kala kulmo?

Loo-shaqeeyayaashu waa in ay meesha ka saran wixii carqalad ah oo adiga si lid kugu ah kuu takooraya, haddii aysan caddeyn karin in wax ka qabashada arrintaani ay iyaga aad ugu adag tahay. Waxaa arrintaan la yiraahda “maslaxeyn” (accommodation).

Sidaas awgeed, tusaale ahaan, loo-shaqeeyahaagu wa inuu raadiyaa sidii u wax uga qaban lahaa bahidaada dineed. Waxaad u baahan kartaa inaad si goni ah u labisatid, in aad heshid fasax yar oo aad ku tukatid, ama aad ciidaha diiniga ah shaqada ka maqnaatid.

Xaaladaada caafimaad awgeed, waxaad u baahan kartaa in aad ku shaqeysid meelo dadan, ama fadhi, istaag, ama aad soc-socotid.

Marka fasaxa uurku kuu  dhammaado, waxaad xaq u leedahay in aad dib ugu soo noqotid shaqadaadii ama mid u dhiganta.

Kuwaani waa tusaaleeyn guud oo keliya ah. Waa in aad heshaa la-talin sharciyeed oo xaaladaada ku saabsan.

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Maxaan kale oo aan sameyn kara?

Waxaad u baahan kartaa in aad dacwootid haddii loo shaqeeyahaagu ama qof kale oo goobta shaqada u si xaqdaro ah kula dhaqmo ama uusan tixgalin xuquuqahaaga.

Dacwada wakhtigeedu waa xaddidan yahay, sidaas darteed waa inaad isla markaas raadsataa la-talin sharciyeed.

Qoro sidii wax u dhaceen, goormaa, iyo xagee, iyo magacyada qof kasta oo arkay ama maqlay dhacdada.

Waa fikrad fiican in aad had iyo jeer qoratid taariiqaha iyo saacadaha aad shaqeeysay. Waxaad kale nuqul ka reebata dokumeentooyinka kale oo shaqadaada ku lug leh.

Boggaan waxaan kuugu sheegeynaa warar guud oo keliya. Waa in aad heshaa la-talin sharciyeed oo xaaladaada ku saabsan.

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 Sida kaalmo loo helo

 Haddii aad ka tirsan tahay urur shaqaale

Ururka Shaqadiisu waa daafacidda xuquuqda shaqaalaha. Ka codso in ay ku caawiyaan. Sida caadiga ah, haddii aad ka tirsan tahay urur kuu dooda, lacagta urur ka mid noqoshada waxaa laga jara jeega mushaarkaaga.

 Haddii aadan ka tirsaneyn urur shaqaale Findhelp

waa hey’ad beeleed oo dadka ku caawisa luqado badan. Waxey teleefoonka ka jawaabaan afar iyo labaatanka saac (24-ka saac), toddobada beri ee asbuuc walba.

Waxey kuu sheegi karaan:

  • meesha aad cawinaad sharci ka heli kartid, iyo
  • sida aad ula xiriiri kartid hey’ad dejineed ama hey’ad beeleed oo aad ka heli kartid caawinaad noocyo kale ah.

Findhelp kala xiriir:

Lacag la’aan ah

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Lacag la’aan ah ee dadka maqalka ka dhibaateeysan

☎ (Toll-free TTY) …………….. 1-888-340-1001

 

www.211ontario.ca

 

Waxaa soo diyaariyey CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) iyagoo ay kala shaqeyeen CLEO Six Languages Advisory Group, oo ka kooban 10 hey’adood oo xubin ka ah.

Mashruucaan waxaa maalgaliyey Ontario Trillium Foundation iyo Legal Aid Ontario.

CLEO waxey Findhelp uga mahad celinaaysa caawinaada teleefoonka oo ay mushruucaan ka geeysteen.

Booqo www.cleo.on.ca si aad bogogaan iyo warar kale ugula soo baxdid.

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