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FREE webinar: Duty to Accommodate: Life After Lockdown
April 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Date: April 13, 2021
Event start time: 2:00pm Newfoundland Time
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Bettina Xue Griffin, Blue J Legal(More speakers to be announced soon!)
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted Canadians’ mental and physical health. Over the past year, Canadians have struggled to adjust to the new “normal” which includes working from home or working on-site with new health and safety measures in place.After provincial lockdowns and restrictions are eased and more Canadians return to the office, employers will have to navigate several complexities that may implicate their duty to accommodate an employee. These issues include the duty to accommodate an employee’s mental health condition and underlying health conditions to the point of undue hardship.
During this webinar, employment lawyers from leading Canadian employment & labour law firms will discuss the employer’s duty to accommodate an employee’s disability and how accommodation issues may arise when employees return to the office. Specific attention will be placed on the dramatic shift in working conditions across industries and geographic locations and the novel questions it raises.
In this presentation, you will learn:
|Who should attend: HR professionals / in-house counsel|
|Format: Live Online – Zoom Webinar|
2:00 – 3:00 pm – Newfoundland Standard Time
Registration for this webinar must be done through the CPHR BC & Yukon registration website.
The process for registration is as follows:
All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.
Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to [email protected].
|About the presenters:|
Bettina Xue Griffin is a legal research associate at Blue J Legal. She has experience in commercial litigation and applies her practice expertise to develop machine-learning software on topics such as US and Canadian federal tax law and Canadian employment law.
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