Accommodation E-lert

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  • : "Employer failure in its procedural and substantive duty to accommodate results in $20,000 damage award to employee for injury to dignity"
  • : "BC Court of Appeal rules that a negligent representation dispute against an employer involving the accommodation policy in a collective agreement belongs in front of a labour arbitrator, not the courts"
  • : "An employee with a non-negative workplace drug test not required to attend treatment program"
  • : "Arbitrator upholds dismissal of locomotive engineer who consumed cocaine prior to train derailment where no evidence of addiction"
  • : "Compensation for lost wages and benefits must be based on the complainant’s personal circumstances"