Managing Mental Health in the Workplace | Feb. 9th at 2 pm EST | Zoom
Complimentary Registration – Hosted by EFC’s Ontario Region – open to all members from coast-to-coast!
Current statistics regarding mental illness in Canada and the impact on the workplace are staggering. Managing medical leaves of absence and understanding your duty to accommodate, can be difficult for employers to navigate. The purpose of this webinar is to provide practical guidance to employers about the basics of accommodating mental illness in the workplace and to discuss some of the important “do’s” and “don’ts” of the accommodation process. Topics to be covered in this session include:
- The definition of mental illness
- Discipline and mental illness
- Duty to accommodate / accommodating mental illness
- Medical information
Alexandra Williamson, e2r
Alexandra provides employers with strategic advice on a diverse range of human resources and employment law matters. She is experienced in assisting employers in the management of employee medical files (including mental health) and the development of employee individual accommodation plans. Her advisory services include: policy and procedure development, employment contracts, employment standards, human rights and employee dismissals.
Prior to joining e2r®, Alexandra completed her articles at a prominent Bay Street law firm, and gained invaluable client-side experience as a Senior Human Resources Consultant at a national telecommunications company. Alexandra graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor in 2014, and was called to the Ontario bar in 2015. While at Windsor Law, she served as an executive member of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and was awarded the E. Lindsay Rogin Memorial Award for her feminist contribution and efforts.
Questions? Please contact Nathalie Lajoie