On-Demand Webcast: Injuries, Illnesses and Frustration: Managing Employee Medical Leaves

Date and Time

Starts:03/31/2016 12:00 AM

Ends:03/31/2056 11:30 PM

Event Type: Webcast

1 Hour Hour(s)


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Learn how to manage an employee absence from start to finish. This webinar examines employer obligations and rights when an employee takes a leave of absence--including types of medical documentation a company is entitled to, the duty to accommodate and options when an employee does not return to work.

Learning objectives:

<  When to request medical documentation and what information the company is entitled to

<  The impact of a leave of absence on the employee’s position at work

<  The duty to accommodate and modified duties

<  How long to continue employee benefits

<  Employer options when the employment contract becomes frustrated

Who should attend:

All HR professionals who deal with employee absence issues.

Speaker bio(s)
Megan Burkett

Megan Burkett is an Associate in the Employment and Labour Law Group at Keyser Mason Ball LLP. She provides her clients with support and proactive advice on all aspects of employment law and labour relations. Megan’s areas of expertise include: employment contracts, workplace policies, terminations, employment standards, human rights, litigation and grievances. Megan regularly appears in matters before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, in Superior Court and at the Ontario Labour Relations Board. She also conducts workplace investigations in the areas of harassment, discrimination, and bullying.