Canada:COVID-19 Restart Series:
Managing the Return to Work in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Canadian Employers Need to Know
As federal and provincial governments across Canada prepare to re-open after COVID-19 lockdown measures, employers need to re-evaluate fundamental business priorities and look at how best to get employees back to work safely.
In this webinar, we will discuss:
• establishing return to work protocols
• measures to reduce risk
• employers' duty to provide a safe and healthy workplace
• managing employee accommodations and absences
• human rights considerations
• right to refuse work
Soma is one of Canada’s leading employment lawyers. She is the author of both the Halsbury’s Laws of Canada volume on Employment Law and Discrimination and Human Rights Law. She co-drafted the original “Rules of Practice” for the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and also assisted in drafting the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Rules of Professional Conduct relating to lawyers practicing mediation.