OurBlog Archive: Disability
Our last post defined discrimination at work, and outlined an employer's responsibilities to ensure discrimination is not endemic in their environment. Workplace discrimination is an issue that must be thoughtfully and carefully considered, as it can be highly sensitive for those involved. For example, when an employee goes on disability claim, the employer must be vigilant in ensuring they have demonstrated a willingness to work with their employee during their period of disability. We have often been asked by clients who have…//Read More
In business, and in our everyday lives, we are no doubt aware that people are to be treated equally. We cannot discriminate based on race, age, and other factors. Ironically, there are times that people are treated differently in order to have equal rights and to prevent and/or reduce cases of discrimination. As an employer or service provider, you have an obligation to eliminate negative treatment of individuals/groups based on prohibited grounds of discrimination. This is called your duty to accommodate, and it applies both…//Read More
These articles are not intended to dispense legal advice and should not be taken as such. You are advised to obtain legal counsel if required to address areas of concern this article may have raised. The goal of these articles has been to draw your attention to an aspect of your business which may currently be neglected.
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