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Job Posting: Employment Standards Legal Advocate

Job Description

Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS) is seeking a part-time (3 day/wk) Employment Standards Legal Advocate. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  1. Provide legal information and summary advice to non-unionized low wage workers concerning their rights and responsibilities as they pertain to the Employment Standards Act. 
  2. Provide legal advocacy for non-unionized low wage workers...
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Our Impact...

  • TAPS Income Assistance Legal Advocacy - served 2,240 individuals and families living in poverty. More than 50% of them had been unjustly denied benefits for food and housing.
  • TAPS Tenant Legal Advocacy Project - helped 1,345 people with tenancy issues, ensuring safe, secure and ongoing housing.
  • TAPS Employment Standards Legal Advocacy Project - assisted 293 low-wage workers with information and representation, ensuring job safety and security.
  • TAPS Volunteer Disability Advocacy Project - assisted 578 people living with disabilities apply for disability benefits. TAPS Federal Disability Advocacy Project assisted 852 with applications and appeals for CPP-D benefits, fulfilling a deep need in the community.
  • TAPS Community Volunteer Income Tax Project assisted 1,237 people become eligible for $1,833,000 in federal and provincial tax refunds and credits.