Category Archives: disability management

The Ontario Human Rights Commission Provides Guidance on Medical Documentation and Accommodation

Authored by Philip A.S. Milley, Associate Director, Legal Affairs  On February 1, 2017 the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the “OHRC”) published guidance for employers on the type and scope of medical documentation needed to support a disability-related accommodation request. The OHRC policy position can be accessed here (the “OHRC Policy”). While employers… More

Innocent absenteeism & what Christian charities can do to manage it

Absenteeism Employee absenteeism can be particularly challenging and time consuming for Christian charity leaders to manage.  Of course this isn’t an issue limited to the charitable sector.  The Conference Board of Canada reported that the average absence rate among Canadian employers in 2015 was 8.9 days per full time employee, and that absenteeism cost… More