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“Desire to Work” is not enough: Appellate court upholds dismissal for frustration of contract

The decision in this case makes it clear that it is not enough for an employee with a disability to merely inform his or her employer of a desire to return to work. The employer’s duty to accommodate will only be triggered when the employee provides the employer with evidence of his or her ability to return to work, including any disability-related needs or restrictions.

 

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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with workplace romances, longer notice periods and accommodating a disability.

 

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Accommodating addictions

A labour arbitration decision out of Nova Scotia has got us thinking about what will qualify as addiction and justify accommodation in the work setting.

 

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