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Diversity And Inclusion Policies In The Workplace
In the modern workplace, the role of human resources (HR) professionals is now, more than ever, complicated and varied. From ensuring the organization follows applicable legislation to
Canada
22 Jul 2019
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What Does #Metoo Mean For Lawyers?
It has been over a year since the infamous tweet encouraged people to come forward and share their experiences of sexual harassment.
Canada
8 May 2019
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Harassment Is Not A Tort – Good News For Employers
On March 15, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Merrifield v. The Attorney General of Canada. The Court's decision is an important, and welcome, finding for employers.
Canada
28 Mar 2019
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Gender, Diversity And Equality
There's a lot of talk these days about the importance of equality/diversity in the legal profession, both because equality in the profession is a noble end in itself
Canada
4 Mar 2019
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Credibility And Memory Issues In Sexual Assault Cases
Loretta Merritt spoke at Osgoode's Professional Development Legal Guide to Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era on February 7, 2019 in Toronto.
Canada
19 Feb 2019
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Legalized Pot – Some Workplace Questions
Canada joins Uruguay as the second country in the world to legalize cannabis. Individuals will be able to use and possess a certain amount of recreational cannabis with each Province/Territory...
Canada
18 Oct 2018
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Ontario Government Seeks To Close The Gender Pay Gap With New Legislation
The Ontario Government has recently made bold and controversial changes to labour and employment legislation.
Canada
12 Mar 2018
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Improving The Legal Experience Of Sexual Assault Survivors
Here in Canada the way police and judges respond to sexual assault cases is also coming to the fore.
Canada
28 Dec 2017
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Much More Than A 15 Dollar Minimum Wage... Bill 148 And The Government's Major Reforms To Labour And Employment Laws
On November 22, 2017, the Government passed Bill 148, the "Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017". Bill 148 significantly amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA"), ...
Canada
27 Nov 2017
10
Superior Court Recognizes Tort Of Harassment
In Merrifield v The Attorney General of Canada, 2017 ONSC 1333, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recognized harassment as a tenable cause of action.
Canada
7 Jul 2017
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Gender Identity And Expression In The Workplace – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes Legalpoint Video
Employers who deliberately choose not to hire candidates because they are "trans-people" are in direct violation of the Code.
Canada
23 Sep 2016
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What Is Pay Equity? – Lisa Corrente – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video (Video Content)
Lisa Corrente explains the goals of the Pay Equity Act and provides an overview of an employer's obligations under the Act.
Canada
20 Sep 2016
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Workplace Harassment Update: Ministry Of Labour Issues "Code Of Practice"
Ontario's Bill 132 introduced new sexual harassment related provisions to the Occupational Health & Safety Act including a new mandatory investigation obligation in the case of alleged...
Canada
9 Sep 2016
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January 1 2017 Deadline For AODA Compliance
The deadline for "small" private sector employers to comply with the "Employment Standard" under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act is rapidly approaching.
Canada
1 Jun 2016
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Ontario's New Workplace Harassment Laws (Bill 132)
The Ontario Government has passed Bill 132, the "Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2016".
Canada
13 May 2016
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The End Of Limitation Periods For Sexual Abuse Cases In Ontario
As of now there are no more time limits for suing for sexual assault, domestic violence or child abuse.
Canada
30 Mar 2016
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Gender Identity And Expression In The Workplace
Employers who deliberately choose not to hire candidates because they are "trans people" are in direct violation of the Code.
Canada
16 Mar 2016
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Human Rights And Accommodation With Peter Straszynski - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video (Video Content)
Peter Straszynski discusses human rights and accommodation as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Canada
26 Nov 2015
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Identifying and Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Ontario Workplace - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video
Lisa Corrente discusses identifying and responding to sexual harassment in the Ontario workplace as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Canada
26 Nov 2015
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Accommodating Mental Health Disabilities And Addictions - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video
You are undoubtedly familiar as an employer with the notion of the duty to accommodate. You are probably also aware that this is seldom, if ever, a simple concept.
Canada
25 Nov 2015
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