Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Labor & employment
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2003-01-11
Carswell

CLV Special Report - Disability and Human Rights in the Workplace

Availability: In Stock

While there are overlaps with legislation governing workers compensation, employment standards, and health and safety, human rights law must be followed. This Special Report emphasizes a practical approach, and each chapter is summarized to highlight the main action points. It also contains abridged versions of applicable Human Rights Commission policies for each jurisdiction. Know your options and be aware of alternative approaches to situations involving potential human rights complaints. Avoid legal complications such as human rights complaints, unjust dismissal suits, grievance filings, and arbitrations.

What you can find in this special publication:

  • Reasonable accommodation and undue hardship
    • Cost
    • Size of business
    • Morale of co-workers
    • Rights of co-workers
    • Health and safety
    • Contracts Disruption of operations
    • How much hardship is undue?
  • Disability definition and a list of conditions
  • The Duty of the employee, employer, and union
  • Medical issues
  • Suitable alternatives
  • Absence from work
  • Reasonable accommodation and substance abuse
  • Discharge

Appendices include:

  • Human Rights Statutes
  • Human Rights Commission Policies
  • Human Rights Commission Publications Relating to Disability
Carswell

CLV Special Report - Disability and Human Rights in the Workplace

Availability: In Stock

Description

While there are overlaps with legislation governing workers compensation, employment standards, and health and safety, human rights law must be followed. This Special Report emphasizes a practical approach, and each chapter is summarized to highlight the main action points. It also contains abridged versions of applicable Human Rights Commission policies for each jurisdiction. Know your options and be aware of alternative approaches to situations involving potential human rights complaints. Avoid legal complications such as human rights complaints, unjust dismissal suits, grievance filings, and arbitrations.

What you can find in this special publication:

  • Reasonable accommodation and undue hardship
    • Cost
    • Size of business
    • Morale of co-workers
    • Rights of co-workers
    • Health and safety
    • Contracts Disruption of operations
    • How much hardship is undue?
  • Disability definition and a list of conditions
  • The Duty of the employee, employer, and union
  • Medical issues
  • Suitable alternatives
  • Absence from work
  • Reasonable accommodation and substance abuse
  • Discharge

Appendices include:

  • Human Rights Statutes
  • Human Rights Commission Policies
  • Human Rights Commission Publications Relating to Disability