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The Duty to Accommodate: In Times of COVID

Wednesday, June 9th @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Brandon University

Free

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THIS VIRTUAL PRESENTATION IS OPEN TO BU EMPLOYEES

Wednesday, June 9 (1:00 – 2:30 p.m.)
Join by Zoom (link provided following registration)
Presented by: Shandra Czarnecki, BA, LLB, Partner at MLT Aikins

This live, virtual presentation provides the opportunity to explore the topic of accommodations in the workplace in times of COVID. Led by Shandra Czarnecki, Winnipeg-based lawyer and frequent presenter with the Centre for Labour Management Development, this presentation will provide an overview of basic principles and legal obligations in relation to accommodations in the workplace, such as:

  • an employer’s duty to accommodate based on protected characteristics under the Human Rights Code
  • reasonable accommodation to the point of undue hardship
  • roles and responsibilities of the employer/employee throughout the accommodation process

Additionally, we will look at how the pandemic and related changes to workplace operations have presented circumstances that many employers/service providers and employees may be encountering for the first time and how to apply established principles to the duty to accommodate during the pandemic.

Accessibility Considerations?
If you have any accessibility needs or questions, please contact Erica at browne@brandonu.ca or (204) 727-7494.

To Register:
Enter the # 1 in the field below.  You will be prompted to enter your name and email address.  An automated confirmation will be sent to your inbox. An Outlook calendar invitation will be sent 2 -3 days following your RSVP, providing a Zoom link to join the workshop.

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, June 9th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Learning and Development
Phone:
204-727-7494
Email:
browne@brandonu.ca
Website:
www.brandonu.ca/ld

Venue

Brandon University
270 18th Street
Brandon, MB
Website:
https://www.brandonu.ca/