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Equity in Action: Defining Disability and the New Disability Equity Committee

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OurEquity in Action blog series has presented scenarios related to our Six Steps to Make Your Legal Workplace more Equitable to guide you in making your legal workplace more equitable. 

Our sixth step specifically focuses on identifying opportunities to make our offices more accessible. Before diving into related scenarios, we’re discussing the definition of disability, types of disabilities, what it means to be accessible, and highlighting the Society’s new Disability Equity Committee (DEC). 

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Unlock and Create Space for Joy: Bonus Solo/Small Firm Conference Wellness Session

Join the Society and LIANS on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 10:00-11:30 AM for “Unlock and Create Space for Joy”, a wellness session hosted by Kim MacDonald, MBA from 13 FACTORS for Business Growth.

This session may be eligible to count towards your annual CPD requirements. Lawyers and staff are welcome to attend this free virtual wellness session held via Zoom.

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The Society’s Office is a Mandatory Vaccination Facility

Effective November 1, 2021, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society’s office will be a mandatory vaccination facility which means that anyone entering the office (800–2000 Barrington Street, Halifax NS) must be fully vaccinated in accordance with public health guidelines (currently two weeks post your second dose) and must provide proof of vaccination status.

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