Human Rights - Disability Management and the Duty to Accommodate

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The  Duty to Accommodate is now a well-established legal principle in  Canadian Employment Law. The Courts, Arbitrators and Adjudicators are  applying the duty to accommodate in a wide range of circumstances that  has resulted in an expansion of the duty. This webinar will discuss the  current state of the law as it continues to evolve.

In this presentation, you will learn:
  • Understanding human rights legislation as it relates to accommodation
  • Minimizing claims and complaints for failing to accommodate
  • Short and Long-term Disability claims and the impact of insurance
  • GRTW – Learn how to manage disability claims

Who should attend: 
  • HR practitioners and business professionals. Attendees will span all  levels, with the largest proportion being mid and senior level  practitioners.
Carman Overholt, QC
Carman Overholt, QC

Meet your instructor

Carman Overholt, QC, Overholt Law, works closely with senior management and human resources professionals to ensure compliance with labour, employment and human rights legislation, and development of policies and strategies that minimize the risk of litigation and disruption of operations. He has appeared, on behalf of employers, before the Supreme Court of BC, the Court of Appeal for BC, the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the Employment Standards Tribunal, the BC Labour Relations Board and the Canadian Industrial Relations Board. 

Carman has represented employers in numerous labour arbitration proceedings and in connection with collective bargaining. He has significant experience in advising employers in various sectors of the economy including financial services, technology, retail, service, hospitality, construction, mining, forestry and manufacturing.

Course Curriculum

Human Rights - Disability Management and the Duty to Accommodate

What's included?

1 Video
1 Survey