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Webinar - Duty to Accommodate and Mental Illness
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When: November 8, 2018
11:30 am
Where: Online
Contact: Charmaine Wintermute
306-242-2747 (CPHR)

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 Webinar - Duty to Accommodate and Mental Illness 

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Start time: 11:30 AM (in Saskatchewan). This event is hosted in Vancouver.  Please take time zone differences and changes into consideration prior to registering and when reviewing webinar login and access information.  You will receive webinar login and access information, via email, from the webinar host 24 hours before the webinar date.  

Location: Online Live Webinar

CPD Hours: 1.5

HR Competency: Labour and Employment Relations; Health, Wellness & Safe Workplace 

Webinar Description:
In any week, 500,000 Canadians are absent from work due to stress and mental health concerns. These numbers are not only staggering, they are growing worse, as incidents of depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions continue to rise.

While statistics such as these stress the value of workplace wellness campaigns, they also reinforce the importance of fully understanding and complying with human rights obligations such as the duty to accommodate.

In this webinar, employment and human rights lawyer, David Brown, will discuss the always challenging topics of human rights in the workplace, the duty to accommodate and undue hardship, with a specific focus on mental illness. David will also provide practical thoughts on effective communication with employees on medical leave, the employer’s role in supporting recovery, and effective practices in working with WorkSafeBC and disability insurance providers.

In this presentation, you will learn:

  • Human Rights in the Workplace
  • Duty to Accommodate
  • Undue Hardship
  • Disability management

Presenter: David Brown, Kent Employment Law

David BrownDavid Brown is an individualist. His nonconformist mindset and passion for transformation set him apart in a profession steeped (and sometimes mired) in tradition. Where others spot problems, David sees possibility and promise. He understands and appreciates not just the practice but the business of law. Add to all this his disarming wit, bellowing voice, and lofty stature, and there’s no mistaking him in a crowd. A trusted workplace advisor to companies in British Columbia, David is firm in his belief that employment relationships should be mutually beneficial to employers and employees alike, founded on a relationship of trust and respect.

Who should attend:
  • All levels of HR practitioners  Junior and mid-level HR managers/supervisors will find this presentation particularly useful.

11:15 am - 11:30 am: Login Time (Saskatchewan time)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Presentation (Saskatchewan time)
All login information will be sent to you, via email, from the webinar host one day prior to the webinar.

Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar.
Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to

Registration Deadline:   
 Early Bird Rate
 (by Oct 26)

 Regular Rate
             (by Nov 2)
Member  $65.00 $85.00
Non-Member  $95.00 $115.00
Student Member
 $35.00 $55.00
All pricing excludes applicable taxes                                       

Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to Charmaine Wintermute, Learning & Development/Member Relations Coordinator, CPHR Saskatchewan, at

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.

All substitutions and cancellations must be confirmed BY PHONING CPHR Saskatchewan directly at (306) 242-2747.

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Saskatchewan (CPHR Saskatchewan)
#210, 3501 8th Street East / Saskatoon, Sask. / S7H 0W5
tel: 306.242.2747  / email: 

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