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Employers can’t ignore employee signs of disability

When an employer has evidence that an employee has or may have a disability, the law requires the employer to investigate and determine whether the employee needs or wants accommodation.

 

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Family status: Recent interpretation under the Human Rights Code

Requests for accommodation due to family status is becoming more common as societal norms continue to change. The leading case in Ontario that addresses the worker’s rights and the employer’s obligations on the ground of family status is arguably Devaney v. ZRV Holdings Limited.

 

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