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Mental health or physical disabilities that deal with the duty to accommodate

Mastering the ins and outs of the duty to accommodate under human rights legislation is hard. In fact, some would go so far as to say impossible. It’s no wonder this topic has floated to the top of the list of challenges faced by HR practitioners. I’ve given this some thought and come up with a number of rules that I feel should be followed in all cases.


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Introducing our newest guest blogger: Rubin Thomlinson LLP

We are very pleased to announce that the employment law firm Rubin Thomlinson LLP will be blogging on First Reference Talks! Rubin Thomlinson is a Toronto-based employment law firm dedicated to finding optimal legal solutions to challenging workplace issues.


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Baby, you can drive my car!

There has been much talk about the use of Uber in the media and we recently had occasion to consider whether the use of Uber services in the employment context is a wise choice.


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