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Webinar | In-Person Seminar

Supporting People of Trans Experience in the Workplace

Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group Seminar
When (ET)
Where Fasken
333 Bay St., Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
Toronto, ON
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People who identify as trans – including but not limited to transgender and gender non-confirming – have protections in the workplace by virtue of human rights legislation. This session will help employers learn how to support employees of trans experience in ways that promote diversity, dignity and open communication.

Specific topics include:

  • The legislative landscape
  • Understanding gender identity and gender expression
  • Your responsibilities as an employer
  • What does a transitioning employee need in the workplace – names/pronouns, washrooms and changing areas, dress codes/uniforms, privacy, etc.
  • Designing a transition plan – when and how to share information in the workplace
  • A mother’s story of supporting her child in transition


  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am Seminar and Q&A

Videotaping Policy: During this event, Fasken will be videotaping and broadcasting to a live audience. You may be filmed as part of the audience and seen on screen and in the archived footage.


You can participate in this seminar on-line via webinar, or by attending in-person at our office in Toronto


This seminar is complimentary


Please RSVP by filling in the form below


1.5Hours Available Via Webinar
Note: This programme contains 1 hours and 30 minutes of Substantive content for the purposes of the Law Society of Ontario annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements

Event contact

Andrea Tulloch Marketing Events Manager +1 416 868 3329


Guest Speaker

Dale Hewat - HRTO Dale Hewat Mediator and Arbitrator