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.
This session will begin with a brief overview of workplace investigation best practices. We will then turn our attention to an interactive exercise in which attendees will have the opportunity to use what they learned in Part 1 to develop and hone their skills.
The session will include instructional components, video demonstrations and discussion regarding strategies to deal with issues that can arise when conducting investigations. Attendees will receive a detailed digital manual entitled, “Hicks Morley’s Guide to Conducting Investigations into Workplace Complaints.”
In this hands-on, interactive workshop, we will review the tools needed to address and manage disability and accommodation issues in the workplace.
As the end of another year quickly approaches, join us as we guide you through some of the key labour and employment developments of 2022.
In this session, attendees will apply the skills they learned during the Workplace Investigation Training Workshop: Investigation Fundamentals and Best Practices (Part 1) by taking part in an interactive investigation exercise.
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.
This session focuses on investigation fundamentals. Attendees will learn the key takeaways from caselaw and the best practices for investigating workplace incidents
The occurrence of inappropriate conduct in the workplace can have a detrimental effect on the workplace as a whole and can lead to serious implications for organizations and their HR professionals.
Organizations are faced with a variety of employment issues. While you may be comfortable dealing with the issues that occur time and time again, others arise so infrequently that you may feel unprepared when they finally do. This session will address some of the less common matters that you may need to deal with in managing employment-related legal matters.