Managing mental wellbeing in the workplace has been one of the greatest ongoing challenges for employers across Canada and is especially difficult in the current uncertain environment. Employers must ensure they are up to date on their legal obligations and are following best practices to minimize their risk. What are the critical mental health issues employers need to be aware of as we progress through the pandemic? How do employers ensure they are meeting their obligations in accommodating staff, while protecting their organizations from future liabilities? Key topics to be covered by this webinar:
• Defining the meaning of ‘mental health’ as it relates to workplace obligations
• What types of mental health issues are employers facing?
• How do employers accommodate mental health issues when they arise?
-Duty to inquire
• Updates on rulings from the courts and arbitration
• Practical issues for employers when dealing with mental health situations
-Managing mental health from afar
• How to tackle mental health challenges when working with limited resources
LSO: This program contains 1 hour of Professionalism Content
Associate | Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Rebecca Liu is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She represents private and public sector employers in grievance arbitrations, human rights complaints, wrongful dismissal claims, employment standards complaints and...
Rebecca Saturley is a partner in the labour and employment group of Stewart McKelvey, with a focus on management side labour law. She assists large national companies, owner managed businesses and non-profits in the areas of labour and employment,...
Lorenzo is Leader of the firm's Workplace Law Group. He has practised exclusively in the area of labour and employment law for over 30 years, representing employers on all areas touching labour and employment law, both provincially and...
Dianne is a partner in McMillan’s Employment and Litigation groups. She advises clients daily on a wide range of employment law matters, including terminations, wrongful and constructive dismissals, statutory obligations, human rights management...