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on October 14, 2014
Toronto human rights lawyer to represent Canadian detained in Cuba
A prominent Canadian human rights lawyer will be representing Toronto businessman Cy Tokmakjian, who is currently being held in a Cuban prison for denouncing corruption in that country, in the appeal of a 15-year sentence.
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on October 14, 2014
Does your organization have a contagious illness policy?
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus should remind employers they are required to provide employees with a workplace free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm. Employers need to create and implement policies and procedures to protect their employees while minimizing their impact on normal business activities.
on October 6, 2014
Diversity metrics will influence what firms BMO’s legal department does business with: Fish
While some of the largest organizations in Canada have established the business case for embracing diversity in the legal profession, some law firms still aren’t buying into the importance of diversity and inclusion.

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October 2014, Volume 9 • Issue 5
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