The Commons Institute: Advanced Sessions in Labour and Employment Law February 22, 2016

The Commons Institute

Advanced Sessions in Labour and Employment Law

Date: Monday, February 22, 2016
Location: Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 400, Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
Speaker: Religious Accommodation in the Workplace – Evelyn Perez Youssoufian, B.A. (Hon.), LL.B., J.D.

Attendance Options
Option 1: Live Webcast – Monday, February 22, 2016
Option 2: USB Flash Drive Delivery Date – Monday, May 16, 2016
Option 3: 365 Day Archived Webcast Availability Starts – Monday, May 16, 2016

Evelyn Perez Youssoufian, of Minken Employment Lawyers, was asked to speak at the Commons Institute’s Advanced Labour and Employment Law conference discussing: discrimination, harassment, constructive discrimination, religious accommodation, and undue hardship.

Religious Accommodation in the Workplace Presentation:

  • Ontario Human Rights Code
  • Imposition of Religious Beliefs – No Proselytising in the Workforce
  • Discrimination or Harassment
  • Duty to Accommodate
  • Undue Hardship
  • Cost as a Defence
  • Dress Code
  • Breaks
  • Recruitment and Job Applications
  • Duties that Conflict with Religious Beliefs
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Religious Leave
  • Exemptions
  • Employment in special interest organizations
  • Reasonable and bona fide occupational requirements, qualifications or factors
  • Best Practices for Employers
  • Best Practices for Employees

Labour and employment law continues to rapidly evolve, with periodic legislative changes as well as new jurisprudence relevant to a broad range of concerns. For practitioners in this dynamic area of law, there is much insight to be gained from reviewing challenges, and discovering relevant evolutionary trends in a timely fashion. Expert faculty of practitioners are brought together annually to discuss concerns and highlight best practices relevant to labour and employment lawyers.

For more details please contact The Commons Institute or view the Program Brochure.

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