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Hot Topics in Accommodation: How Far is Far Enough?

December | Sherrard Kuzz LLP

  1. What constitutes a disability? Are chemical sensitivities, common ailments and stress’ considered disabilities under human rights legislation?
  2. Must an employer accommodate a request for time off to observe a religious holy day? Must an employee prove’ his/her religious observance? How?
  3. Family status and the request for accommodation: How far does the duty to accommodate extend? What, if any, is an employee’s responsibility to participate in the accommodation process?
  4. Tips, traps and best practices for addressing accommodation requests.


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