forms of accommodation
Official Abstract: "The focus of this article is mental health and workplace disability discrimination in the UK. The article will look at a number of ways that disability discrimination in the UK could be developed to the advantage of people with mental health problems, through an examination of the legislation and through case analysis.The issues that are raised by disability discrimination on the ground of mental health are pertinent to all legal systems that have enacted laws to try and protect people suffering from disability discrimination.
An overview of mental illness and episodic disabilities in the workplace; review of employer responsibility to accommodate, privacy issues and medical disclosure; interesting case-law principles summarized.
Differentiates 'stress' in a workplace context, outlines accommodations for stress, non-evident disabilities; how do identify stress; employer's perspective and appropriate measures; union involvement; application of 'Holmes-Rahe' Life Stress Inventory.
Seminar paper discussing an employer's role when addressing mental illness and addiction in the workplace; impact of changes to Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act; procedural duty, disclosure, accommodation.
Provides guide and overview of discrimination and accommodations for persons with epilepsy in the workplace, among other daily life advices; addressing legal issues faced by persons with epilepsy.
Background paper for the Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Legal and Legislative Affairs Division - discusses the duty to accommodate (legslative framework, judicial interpretations) as well as grounds of discrimination (disability, religion, gender or sex, family status).
A reflection of what Canadian legal institutions still need to work on when providing guidance on what employers need to do to establish equal opportunities; anti-discrimination law as it stands are primarly reactive and thus not uniform in providing appropriate accommodations in the Canadian workforce.
Review of recent legislated changes on mandatory retirement in Canada; advocates a holistic approach to regulation of a worker's older age in order to best promote the right to age equality for senior workers, balancing this with the rights of employers and society overall.