Many Canadians suffer from mental health issues or will suffer from one such illness at some point in their life. Mental illness can have significant impacts on an individual’s ability to perform their job, if not accommodated and/or properly supported in the workplace. This webinar explores a) the steps that an employer can take to better address workplace mental health; b) the scope of the employer’s duty to accommodate mental illness; and c) how to appropriately respond to requests for accommodation of mental health issues.
Improve workplace culture regarding mental illness
Understand what to look for in a good policy on accommodation
Assess when the duty to accommodate arises
Understand what the duty to accommodate involves
Best practices for responding to requests for accommodation
Who should attend:
This program is appropriate for Managers and Human Resources Professionals in non-unionized workplaces.