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Cynthia Petersen on discrimination and harassment in law firms

May 07, 2014

Cynthia Petersen will appear at the Ontario Bar Association, Equality Committee seminar on Human Rights – It’s Not Just About Big Firms: Legal Obligations for Soles and Smalls Within Your Firm and to Clients.

Cynthia will discuss what lawyers need to know to address discrimination and harassment issues in their workplaces, including the legislative framework applicable to firms, the definitions of harassment and discrimination, how to address racial biases and stereotyping, firms’ responsibilities under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and how to develop the tools to use in the management of firms or in assisting clients.

When:   Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Where:  20 Toronto Street, 2nd floor, Toronto
Time:    12 p.m.


Cynthia Petersen

Practice Areas

Human Rights & Equity Law