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Focus on Diversity and Inclusion: Workplace Law Considerations

Webinar, October 10, 2019 - January 1, 0001

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are under the spotlight more than ever before. Employers need to ensure they are taking appropriate steps to prevent discrimination and accommodate the needs of their employees, taking into account requirements under human rights legislation.
Please join Blakes partners from the Employment & Labour group for a live webcast as they discuss these timely issues.


  • Recent cases and trends on workplace diversity and inclusion

  • How to prevent and address discrimination and harassment

  • Accommodation requirements and best practices

  • Practical tips for difficult discussions


Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 1 hour of EDI Professionalism content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for ethics and/or practice management.


Thursday, October 10, 2019

  • Live Webcast*12 – 1 p.m. (EDT)


*Log-in details for the live webcast will be sent to you prior to the date.

Please register by Thursday, October 3, 2019.