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Absenteeism, Human Rights and the Duty to Accommodate
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In this Webcast:
Jeffrey Murray, Partner at Stringer LLP, will discuss:
- Whether COVID-19 is a “disability” within the meaning of the Ontario Human Rights Code
- Employers’ human rights obligations to accommodate employees for reasons related to COVID-19
- Strategies for managing absenteeism and accommodation requests during this difficult time
- Questions from the audience at the 2020 Ontario Employment Law Conference
With many employees working from home and schools, camps, daycares, playgrounds and long-term care homes closed, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised some difficult and novel human rights issues.
How should employers respond to employee requests for leaves or accommodation to manage their family obligations? What about employees who catch COVID-19?
Get this video to learn how to minimize potential claims!
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