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.
BLSA Canada’s Pre-Law Expo is an annual “See Yourself here” initiative that provides pre-law students with a chance to see themselves reflected. Pre-law students are provided with the chance to connect with upcoming and current legal professionals across the country including Black lawyers, judges and law students.
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.
Join Kathryn Meehan and a panel of experts as they walk through tricky situations to demonstrate how to handle discrimination and harassment complaints within law firms.
This hands-on workshop, presented through two distinct modules, has been designed to equip both new and more experienced members of your labour relations team with the skills necessary to prepare a case for grievance arbitration.
The recently passed Bill 27: Working for Workers Act, 2021 brought interesting amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000, such as the prohibition of non-competition agreements, new licensing and regulatory requirements for temporary help agencies and recruiters, and the requirement for employers to implement disconnecting from work policies.
This webinar will focus on the changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 as a result of Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021.
Join Andrew Zabrovsky and Lucy Wu as they discuss developments in human resources law over the past year and the key trends to think about for 2022.
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.