There’s no such thing as a “textbook” for accommodation. Your employee may have a challenging physical or mental disability that impacts their ability to do the job. Each scenario is unique and types of disabilities vary. How you respond to an individual’s request can mean significant liability for your organization.
Requests for family status accommodation have become increasingly common in recent years, and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, these types of requests are only expected to increase. Whether an employee requests accommodation due to the need to supervise their child during the day, provide increased support for an elderly parent, or care for a family member who has contracted the virus, it is critical that the employer respond in a manner consistent with the current state of the law on family status accommodation. Join us for a webinar that addresses the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind when engaging in the accommodation process, both during the pandemic and beyond.
FOI Coordinators responding to access requests need to balance a wide range of issues from clarifying requests and arranging reasonable searches to preparing fee estimates all within tight time frames. This program addresses a number of the strategic and practical considerations which go into responding to requesters under FIPPA.
The session will include instructional components, video demonstrations and discussion regarding strategies to deal with issues that can arise when conducting investigations. Attendees at this session will receive a detailed digital manual entitled, “Hicks Morley’s Guide to Conducting Investigations into Workplace Complaints.”
Join Rebecca Liu and a panel of experts as they examine the school as a workplace for education workers and a learning centre for students. Topics
Requests for accommodation based on an individual’s religious beliefs, gender identity and/or gender expression can present unique challenges. How you respond to these types of requests can mean the difference between a finding that suitable accommodations were offered and one that exposes your organization to significant liability. Join us for a webinar that addresses the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind as it relates to religious accommodation, gender identity and gender expression.
Knowing how to manage the accommodation process related to an individual’s code-defined disability, can be a day-to-day challenge for employers and service providers, alike. Join us as we discuss the legal obligations and best practices to keep in mind as it relates to disability management.
Hosted by the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers and Black Law Students Association of Canada, this third annual workshop series includes a session on associates’ perspectives on on-campus interviews (OCIs) and interview tips.
Hicks Morley invites BLSA members to join us on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 5 pm for an informal and interactive discussion with Black lawyers at the firm about our intensive skill-building student program and advocacy work opportunities.
Hicks Morley invites law students to join us for a virtual Open House on June 9, 2021 at 5 p.m. The session will feature an interactive, moderated panel discussion, followed by small group breakout sessions. Our firm’s lawyers will provide practical advice to help you achieve your career goals, and gain insight into the Hicks Morley student experience.