On Thursday, May 16, labour and employment lawyer Lynsey Gaudin will present at the 2019 Accommodation Law Conference in Vancouver.
Lynsey will be joined by Lindsay Lyster of Moore Edgar Lyster LLP to co-present on four topics:
- The Legal Duties on Employees and Their Unions When Seeking Accommodation
A review of cases where employees and their unions have fallen short in their obligations to co-operate and facilitate when seeking accommodation for reasons that include addictions, employee delays and mixed culpability.
- Medical Information Needed to Support an Accommodation Claim
What arbitrators say about the medical information that is necessary to substantiate physical and psychological accommodation claims including when specialists are justified, when requests for medical information go too far and the impact of delays.
- Scheduling Accommodation
Recent cases where work scheduling has been at issue in accommodation cases involving family status, religious beliefs and disability limitations. Scheduling issues include flexible work, night shifts, reduced hours, leaves of absences, vacation time and sick time.
- Ten Winning Accommodation Strategies
Case-tested ways unions and employers can streamline the accommodation process and achieve successful accommodation outcomes.
The conference takes place at The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver from May 15 to 16. Visit LabourLawOnline for more information.
About the Presenter:
Lawyer Lynsey Gaudin practises in the areas of labour and employment law, representing public and private sector employers. She has extensive experience advising employers on collective agreement interpretation and bargaining, drafting workplace policies, discipline and discharge, and navigating workplace accommodations and human rights issues. Lynsey is based in the firm’s Vancouver office location. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.