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The duty to accommodate mental disability: 5 practical tips to help employers mentally prepare

Employers aren’t expected to be experts in mental health or mental disability. Mental illness and the mental disability it can cause are complex medical issues, and there may be times when the employer needs to seek expert medical advice or guidance.

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The death knell for human resources? A recent article in the Globe and Mail’s careers section caused me to do a triple-take. It quoted studies indicating that the more an organization seeks to be undiscriminating and merit-based in its employment practices, the less likely it is to achieve those objectives. (In PDF) Just cause not […]

 

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