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Diana F. Saturno

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Diana is developing a diverse litigation practice with a focus on Health and Employment & Labour law.

Drawn to the human aspects of working with people, Diana takes pride in building strong relationships with her clients and works collaboratively with them to navigate a variety of workplace issues.

Diana frequently writes on employment-related issues facing employers through her blog, Be-Labour-ing the Point.  In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, her writing responded to the ever-changing employment landscape, providing guidance to employers as they adjusted their workplaces and navigated new legislation.  Diana also writes on health-related issues through her blog, As Prescribed.

Outside of the office, she regularly volunteers her time with Pro Bono Ontario providing employment law advice for those facing the loss of work or job security.  Diana is also an Associate Editor for the Health Law in Canada journal and sits on the Board of Directors of the Thistleoaks Child Care Centre.  An avid tea drinker, Diana is studying to become a certified Tea Sommelier.

Education & Memberships

education

Called to the Ontario Bar, 2018
University of Leicester, LL.B., 2015
Queen’s University, B.A. (Hons.), 2013

Memberships

Medico-Legal Society of Toronto

Professional & Community Involvement

Thistleoaks Child Care Centre in Oakville

Board of Directors

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Balance for Employees: Right to Disconnect, Electronic Monitoring, and Managing Relationships

WP Pensions + Benefits 2022 Virtual Conference

recent news & insights

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Health

Expansion of the Availability of Medical Assistance in Dying

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Update: CERB Extended by Federal Government and New EI Benefits

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New Regulation: Infectious Disease Emergency Leave

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Premier’s Office Releases Health Care Guidelines

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Ontario Responds to COVID-19: Increasing Health Care Human Resources

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Tax

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – What Does the Legislation Say?

Article, COVID-19 Resource

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Updated: Can My Business Access the 75% Federal Wage Subsidy?

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Health

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Caution for Physicians During COVID-19

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Employment and Labour

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Employment and Labour

Ontario Amends Its Employment Standards Act in Response to COVID-19

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