Is It Discriminatory to Include a Disability-Related Absence in an Attendance Management Policy? Appellate Court Weighs In

In Canada (Attorney General) v. Bodnar, the employer sought judicial review of a decision of the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board (Board) in which the Board held that the inclusion of disability-related absences and absences taken for the purposes of family caregiver leave in an attendance management policy was discriminatory. On judicial review,…

OMHRA ECHO Newsletter Features Articles by Stephanie Jeronimo, Julia Nanos and Elizabeth Winter

The Fall 2017 issue of OMHRA’s ECHO newsletter features two articles by Hicks Morley lawyers. Stephanie Jeronimo, Julia Nanos and Elizabeth Winter authored “Bill 148 Changes to the ESA – Are You Prepared?” which explores the key changes that Bill 148 – the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 will bring to employers…