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2021 Ontario employment and labour trends

Event Details


Canada | May 06, 2021

On May 6, 2021, Norton Rose Fulbright hosted our annual half-day workplace law conference. 

Our captivating sessions reviewed the most recent updates in the workplace area influencing Ontario’s legal landscape. A detailed agenda can be found below.

Session 1 | 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Got COVID on your mind? What you need to know


  • Preventing and managing an outbreak – what employers need to know
  • Employers’ duty to accommodate with respect to mental health

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Session 2 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Diversity and Inclusion initiatives: balancing human rights and privacy along the way  


  • Diversity data collection, privacy and human rights implications
  • Privacy implications when working remotely

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Session 3 | 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Top employment law cases and to travel or not to travel 


  • Termination clauses, bonuses and notice periods
  • Review of current cross-border travel restrictions and quarantine requirements

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All sessions are available in English only. 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits

CPD banner for Ontario Each session contains 1 hour of content, which may be claimed towards the Law Society of Ontario's Substantive Hours CPD requirement.

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