Welcome to In Focus, Baker McKenzie's Labour and Employment video chat series for Canadian employers. In each on-demand episode, our lawyers provide insights and quick, practical tips on today's most pressing issues and legal developments impacting employers operating in Canada. These videos complement our written legal updates shared on the Canadian Labour and Employment Law blog on trending topics including COVID-19 reopening developments.
Proactive Steps to Address Systemic Discrimination and Inequality in the Workplace (June 21, 2021)
In light of recent social justice movements, businesses are increasingly aware of issues pertaining to diversity and inclusion, making it essential for employers to take proactive steps to address inequality in the workplace. Our presenters explore how to set up special programs under human rights legislation, and discuss best practices for advancing substantive equality in Canada.
Mandatory Vaccinations in the Canadian Workplace (May 17, 2021)
As COVID-19 vaccines become more readily available across Canada, employers have questions about how this changes the return to the workplace. In this Quick Chat video, our Labour and Employment lawyers discuss the vaccine policies and procedures being adopted by companies operating in Canada, as well as the legal and practical considerations to address.