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Excerpt from City of Toronto Equity Symposium Keynote by Janice Rubin

During the last several months, many of you have probably found yourself waking up in the morning and thinking: who’s next? Which towering figure from the world of entertainment, art, politics, restaurants, media — you name it — will be toppled due to accusations of sexual harassment? I am an employment lawyer who has worked

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Proposed Changes to ESA and OHSA May Mean Additional Obligations for Employers

Picking up on the recent amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act via Bill 132 which addressed workplace harassment and sexual harassment, a new proposed bill may now require employers to provide leave, accommodation, and training with respect to domestic and sexual violence. What constitutes domestic violence and sexual violence? This new bill –

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When One Bad Apple Becomes a Bushel: Changing Workplace Culture

Introduction Over the last few years, our workplace investigation practice has expanded to include a growing number of workplace assessments. Unlike investigations which focus on findings of fact, assessments take the cultural temperature of an organization or a work group within the organization. In contrast to investigations, which are generally triggered by a complaint, an

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TIFF: Life Imitating Art?

I was lucky enough to be invited to attend a TIFF Premiere this past weekend for the film “Welcome to Me”.  In case you’re not familiar with the film, it tells the story of a woman, Alice, who suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder and wins $86 million in the lottery. The film focuses on the

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