Webinar: Understanding the Duty to Accommodate

Course Description

Accommodation is an equality concept that seeks to build inclusive environments respectful of the differences and the rights of a diverse society.

Human rights and accommodation in the workplace means doing our best to remove barriers so that all employees can fully participate at work regardless of their race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, marital or family status, political belief and/or criminal convictions (unrelated to their employment).

This 45-minute webinar will cover:

  • human rights terminology and concepts with a focus on the "duty to accommodate" and "undue hardship";
  • requirements under human rights law concerning duty to accommodate; and
  • the role and responsibilities that employers, unions and employees have in connection with workplace accommodation processes.

Upcoming Workshops


When: TBD
Where: Via Webinar (the Zoom link will be provided prior to the webinar)
Cost: $33 + GST (per person)


Space is limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.  Please note, should there be insufficient enrollment to meet minimum requirements for a session, the webinar will be cancelled and registration fees will be refunded.

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If you have any questions concerning the workshop, please contact Donna Verones by e-mail at donnav@bcpsea.bc.ca or by phone at 604.730.4501.

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