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September 2016

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Marijuana and the Canadian Workplace - Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski explains the workplace challenges of accommodating the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, and recommends a number of steps that employers can take to ensure that their policies accommodate employees’ needs while balancing impairment and safety concerns.

Peter C. Straszynski

Cannabis Law
Employment & Labour

September 2016

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Working from Home – Legal Issues You May Not Have Considered - Tom Stefanik – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Tom Stefanik discusses a number of key legal issues that employers should consider when deciding whether or not to allow employees to telecommute.

Thomas A. Stefanik

Employment & Labour

September 2016

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Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski describes the recently-recognized rights of trans people and outlines a number of steps employers can take to ensure that their workplace policies comply with employment and human rights laws in Ontario.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

September 2016

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Contract Workers versus Employees – Gillian Howe – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Gillian Howe explains how the development of new technologies and business structures has increased the need to clearly define whether a worker is an employee or a contractor.

Gillian Howe

Employment & Labour

September 2016

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The Unexpected Costs of “Contractors” – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski  discusses a recent court case that demonstrates the risks of mischaracterizing workers as independent contractors.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

September 2016

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Jail Time for Health & Safety Violations – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski  reports on the latest developments in a landmark health and safety case that resulted in a series of criminal convictions.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

September 2016

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Be Prepared for Workplace Accidents – Daniel Pugen – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Daniel Pugen outlines an employer’s obligations if an employee suffers a workplace accident, and describes what employers can expect during a visit from a Ministry of Labour inspector.

Daniel Pugen

Employment & Labour

September 2016

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What is Pay Equity? – Lisa Corrente – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Lisa Corrente explains the goals of the Pay Equity Act and provides an overview of an employer’s obligations under the Act.

Lisa Corrente

Employment & Labour

September 2016

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New Ontario “Tip” Protection Legislation – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski explains the new rules for employers whose employees collect tips or gratuities as part of their compensation.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

November 2015

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Human Rights and Accommodation with Peter Straszynski - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski discusses human rights and accommodation as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

November 2015

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Reinstatements Following Leaves of Absence with Tom Stefanik - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Tom Stefanik discusses reinstatements following leaves of absence as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Thomas A. Stefanik

Employment & Labour

November 2015

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Attention Ontario Employers: New Job Protected Leaves with Peter Straszynski - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski discusses new job protected leaves as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

November 2015

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Identifying and Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Ontario Workplace with Lisa Corrente - 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.

Lisa Corrente

Employment & Labour

November 2015

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Accommodating Mental Health Disabilities and Addictions with Tom Stefanik - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Tom Stefanik discusses issues in accommodating mental health disabilities and addictions as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Thomas A. Stefanik

Employment & Labour

November 2015

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AODA Compliance for Private Sector and Not-for-Profit Employers with Peter Straszynski - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski discusses AODA compliance for private sector and not-for-profit employers as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

March 2015

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Medical Malpractice: Know Your Rights with Barbara MacFarlane - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Barbara MacFarlane discusses what you need to know about a medical malpractice lawsuite as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Barbara A. MacFarlane

Medical Malpractice

March 2015

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Sexual Assault: When to Consider a Lawsuit with Loretta Merritt - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Loretta Merritt discusses when an abuse survivor should consider a sexual assault lawsuit as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Loretta P. Merritt

Personal Injury

March 2015

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College Complaint or Lawsuit? with Alexa Turner - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Alexa Turner discusses whether to consider a college complaint or a lawsuit as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Medical Malpractice

March 2015

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Birthing Injuries with Barbara MacFarlane - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Barbara MacFarlane discusses birthing injuries as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Barbara A. MacFarlane

Medical Malpractice

March 2015

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Sexual Assault: Is It Worth It To Sue? with Loretta Merritt - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Loretta Merritt discusses whether it is worth it to sue or not in a sexual assault case as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Loretta P. Merritt

Personal Injury

February 2015

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Honesty in Employment Contracts for HR Professionals with Marco P. Falco – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Marco P. Falco discusses the duty of honest contractual performance for HR professionals as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Marco P. Falco

Employment & Labour

February 2015

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Accommodating Family Status with Peter Straszynski - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski discusses accommodating family status including what "family status" means and what you need to know about it as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

February 2015

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Trade Unions: The Do's and Don'ts with Irv Kleiner - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Irv Kleiner discusses trade unions as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Irv Kleiner

Employment & Labour

February 2015

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Nannies and Employment Law in Ontario with Peter Straszynski - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski discusses nannies and employment law in Ontario including what rules apply to hiring a nanny as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.

Peter C. Straszynski

Employment & Labour

February 2015

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The Duty of Honest Contractual Performance with Marco P. Falco - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Marco P. Falco discusses the duty of honest contractual performance.

Marco P. Falco

Employment & Labour

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