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Webinar - Human Rights: Disability Management and the Duty to Accommodate
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When: 2017-11-20
11:30 am
Where: Online
Contact: Charmaine Wintermute

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Presenter: Carman Overholt, QC, Overholt Law


The Duty to Accommodate is now a well-established legal principle in Canadian Employment Law. The Courts, Arbitrators and Adjudicators are applying the duty to accommodate in a wide range of circumstances that has resulted in an expansion of the duty. This webinar will discuss the current state of the law as it continues to evolve.

In this presentation, you will learn:

  • Understanding human rights legislation as it relates to accommodation
  • Minimizing claims and complaints for failing to accommodate
  • Short and Long-term Disability claims and the impact of insurance
  • GRTW – Learn how to manage disability claims
Who should attend:
  • HR practitioners and business professionals. Attendees will span all levels, with the largest proportion being mid and senior level practitioners.
Format: Online - Live Webinar

Time: Log-in: 11:15 - 11:30am (Saskatchewan Time); Presentation: 11:30am - 1:00PM (Saskatchewan Time) 

All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.

 Presenter:   Carman Overholt
Carman Overholt, Q.C., Overholt Law, practice is working closely with senior management and human resources professionals to ensure compliance with labour, employment and human rights legislation, and development of policies and strategies that minimize the risk of litigation and disruption of operations. He has appeared, on behalf of employers, before the Supreme Court of BC, the Court of Appeal for BC, the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the Employment Standards Tribunal, the BC Labour Relations Board and the Canadian Industrial Relations Board.

Carman has represented employers in numerous labour arbitration proceedings and in connection with collective bargaining. He has significant experience in advising employers in various sectors of the economy including financial services, technology, retail, service, hospitality, construction, mining, forestry and manufacturing.

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Early Bird pricing will apply to all registrants who register at least two weeks prior to this workshop.

Registration Deadline Early Bird Rate
(by November 24th)

Regular Rate
(by December 1st)

Member $65.00 $85.00
Non-Member $95.00 $115.00
Student Member
$35.00 $55.00
All pricing excludes applicable taxes

If you are unable to attend a webinar for which you have registered, you may designate an alternate attendee, however member/non-member rate differences will apply. Cancellations will be accepted up to 72 hours before the event for a full refund. After that time, no refund will be given and if payment has not been received an invoice will be issued.

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Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan)
#210, 3501 8th Street East / Saskatoon, Sask. / S7H 0W5
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