Webinar: Understanding the Duty to Accommodate
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 covers:
- 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
- the role and responsibilities that employers, unions and employees have in connection with workplace accommodation processes
This webinar is available anytime and can be completed online at your own pace. Password is required and will be provided upon registration.
Cost: $50 + GST (per person)
On-demand course link for those already registered – password required
If you have any questions concerning the workshop, please contact Donna Verones by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 604.730.4501.
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