knows about the duty to accommodate; but did you know about the duty to
inquire? The duty to accommodate is not new to human rights legislation. Employers know that when an employee asks for an accommodation, the employer has to accommodate short of undue hardship. But does the employer have any responsibility before the duty to accommodate? Yes. There is the duty to inquire. This program will discuss how the two go hand-in-hand and how an employer can make meaningful inquiries of an employee before they can accommodate.
- Provide clarity on what constitutes duty to inquire and whose duty is it?
- When is the obligation to inquire triggered?
- Understand options/approaches for making an inquiry
- How is the duty to inquire connected to the duty to accommodate?
- Develop understanding of how to avoid major pitfalls
- Gain understanding of how the courts and tribunals deal with the duty to inquire and employers' obligations
Who Should Attend:
HR Consultants, HR Managers, Employee Relations Consultants