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Ontario's newly elected government recently passed changes to Bill 148, now called Bill 47.  This webcast examines the various ways changes to this bill could impact people with a disability and their families regarding the costs of hiring and managing support workers. Employment and human rights lawyer Cheryl Wiles Pooran helps set the record straight regarding:

  • Key differences between Bill 148 versus Bill 47
  • Determining whether changes may apply to your situation
  • Making informed choices around hiring and managing support workers
  • Seeking help for specific scenarios: termination, injury, CRA issues & more
  • Free resources to clarify legal compliance, and roles and responsibilities 

Cheryl Wiles Pooran, of PooranLaw, is an experienced human rights, labour and employment lawyer whose practice is dedicated to serving people with disabilities, their families and not-for-profit organizations in the social, disability and developmental service sectors.  Cheryl provides advice and representation in relation to all aspects of employment, labour and human rights law. In addition to labour and employment law, Cheryl also dedicates part of her practice to law reform and working with individuals and families on a wide variety of legal matters that enhance community integration, inclusion, accessibility, access to community supports and government benefits, continuity of care, financial security and quality of life for persons with disabilities.