Services in Ontario - Unions in the workplace
Ontario Ministry of Labour’s – Employment Standards Information Centre
Contact InformationPhone 416-326-7160 Toll-free 1-800-531-5551 TTY 1-866-567-8893
The information centre is a telephone line that gives general information about the Employment Standard Act. They don’t give legal advice.
Workers’ Action Centre
The Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC)
Contact InformationPhone 416-597-4900 Toll-free 1-866-625-5179 TTY 416-597-4903 Toll-free TTY 1-866 612-8627
The centre gives free legal information and advice to people who have experienced discrimination. If you’re Indigenous, press 4 to reach the Indigenous Service intake staff. The centre can:
- help you fill out an application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
- give legal advice about how to deal with discrimination
- provide legal representation at mediations and hearings, in some situations
There is also an online tool that can help you figure out if your situation might be discrimination.