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Making Allowances – Accommodating Mental Illness and Addictions at Work (Canada)

Dr. Baker reviews the more common disabling conditions and describes the steps between the first appearance of a problem in the workplace, its diagnosis, treatment, and the employee’s return to work as practiced in Canada. A balance is struck between safety, human rights, performance, and the employee’s medical care. A panel discussion follows of the …

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The employee’s rights to freedom of speech, religious freedom and freedom from religious discrimination are examined in the public and private workplace.

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Attorney Barrett addresses the Canadian employer’s duty to accommodate employees’ religious holidays.

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Canadian jurisprudence: The author presents the the legal foundation for freedom of religion in Canada, and the evolving duty to accommodate religious beliefs and practices in the workplace. Accommodating a multitude of individually held beliefs has been tempered by the courts, tribunals, and arbitrators.

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Canadian Jurisprudence: Recent developments in the duty to accommodate employees’ disabilities.

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Accommodating Family Responsibilities in the Workplace

Canadian jurisprudence: The evolving law of family status accommodation and discrimination is surveyed.

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