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 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.
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.
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 they relate to disability management.
Please note registration for this event is now closed. Overview The pandemic has changed the way people work and placed heightened obligations on employers. Throughout 2021—the first full year working under pandemic-related rules—worker protection, health and safety and the duty to accommodate have emerged as some of the most complex matters for employers. Join us…
Employee absenteeism is one of the most challenging issues an employer faces and it can impact productivity and morale in the workplace. In addressing absenteeism issues, employers must be aware of the interplay between their legitimate expectation that employees attend work regularly and the many valid reasons for absences, including statutory leaves and an employee’s human rights. Building on our Attendance Management Training Workshop 101, this program will examine specific issues relating to absenteeism and best practices in dealing with them.
In-house counsel continue to be confronted with new challenges and changing expectations about workforce models. Join Jacqueline Luksha and Nadine Zacks as they share insights to assist in-house counsel in providing strategic and up-to-date advice on critical labour and employment law matters.
Allegations of systemic discrimination in the workplace, and in the service industry, are becoming increasingly common—and no less complex. Allegations of this nature frequently span a lengthy period of time, involve multiple individuals and engage a number of different grounds protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Please note registration for this event is now closed. Fee: Complimentary Overview Police services boards have recently been faced with a growing number of members who have been determined to be completely disabled from police work. It is important for boards to understand their obligations in terms of accommodating these members, their options with regards…
In this Advantage CPD webinar, we will explore strategies and best practices for managing litigation, including approaches to working with external counsel, settling litigation, evidence preservation and document production, and managing non-legal risk in the context of litigation.