Employee Absenteeism and the Duty to Accommodate

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Managing absenteeism in the workplace is a challenging exercise for employers. In addition to the practical challenges of staffing, the law also imposes significant duties on employers in the process of accommodating disability related absences. This session will review the various legal issues that arise in the management of absenteeism and will offer employers guidance on how to implement and effectively manage attendance programs, without breaching human rights laws.

Key takeaways include:

  • Improve employee attendance
  • Learn tips for accommodation of disabled employees
  • Avoid liability for costly claims for discrimination and punitive damages

To view the powerpoint presentation, click here.

This webinar is presented by:


Mill Thompson