WEBINAR - Human Rights - Disability Management and the Duty to Accommodate
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When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Online
Presenter: Carman Overholt, QC, Overholt Law
Contact: CPHR Manitoba
(204) 943-2836

Online registration is available until: 2017-12-01
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Human Rights - Disability Management and the Duty to Accommodate


The Duty to Accommodate is now a well-established legal principle in Canadian Employment Law. The Courts, Arbitrators and Adjudicators are applying the duty to accommodate in a wide range of circumstances that has resulted in an expansion of the duty. This webinar will discuss the current state of the law as it continues to evolve. 

In this presentation, you will learn:

  • Understanding human rights legislation as it relates to accommodation
  • Minimizing claims and complaints for failing to accommodate
  • Short and Long-term Disability claims and the impact of insurance
  • GRTW – Learn how to manage disability claims

Who should attend:

  • HR practitioners and business professionals. Attendees will span all levels, with the largest proportion being mid and senior level practitioners. 

FORMAT: Online - Live Webinar


December 6, 2017


Login Time - 11:15 am - 11:30 am CST
Presentation - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
CPD Hours: 1.5


Early Bird (until November 24)
Members - $65 + GST
Non-Members - $95 + GST
Students - $35 + GST

Regular (after November 24)
Members - $85 + GST
Non-Members - $115 + GST
Students - $55 + GST

Registration Deadline:

December 1, 2017

Cancellation Policy:

A full refund, less a $25 processing fee, will be issued for cancellations submitted at least one week

Registration Inquiries:

Contact admin@cphrmb.ca or call 204.943.0886



Carman Overholt, Q.C., Overholt Law, practice is working closely with senior management and human resources professionals to ensure compliance with labour, employment and human rights legislation, and development of policies and strategies that minimize the risk of litigation and disruption of operations. He has appeared, on behalf of employers, before the Supreme Court of BC, the Court of Appeal for BC, the BC Human Rights Tribunal, the Employment Standards Tribunal, the BC Labour Relations Board and the Canadian Industrial Relations Board. 

Carman has represented employers in numerous labour arbitration proceedings and in connection with collective bargaining. He has significant experience in advising employers in various sectors of the economy including financial services, technology, retail, service, hospitality, construction, mining, forestry and manufacturing. 

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba)
1810-275 Portage Avenue / Winnipeg, Manitoba / R3B 2B3
tel. 204.943.2836 / fax. 204.943.1109 / email. hello@cphrmb.ca

For additional information please visit: CPHR.CA

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