• How Can We Accommodate You When We Don’t Know What’s Wrong?! Employee Privacy Rights and Medical Documentation
  • July 15, 2014 | Authors: Karen R. Bock; Brittany Taylor
  • Law Firm: Davis LLP - Toronto Office
  • One of the major challenges facing employers in Canada today is the management of employee disabilities. More and more, it seems, employers are required by human rights and workers compensation legislation to deal with and accommodate an ever-growing array of physical and mental disabilities suffered by workers. Canadian courts, human rights tribunals and workers compensation boards have recognized that the employee, no less than the employer, has a role to play in the accommodation effort. The employee's duties include: