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Now What? Businesses Returning to Work Are Not in the Clear Yet

June 3, 2020 - 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on numerous challenges for Canadian workplaces. As we emerge from the initial COVID-19 wave, many businesses in Canada are now preparing for or are engaged in having their employees return to the workplace. Join Blakes Employment & Labour lawyers from across Canada for a discussion on legal issues that employers may face in the coming months as we adjust and adapt to the new normal.

This live webcast will cover the following topics:

  • Dealing with work refusals and accommodation requests

  • Considerations for returning to an office environment

  • Requests for indefinite work-from-home arrangements

  • How to handle a COVID-19 second wave

Following the presentation, there will be a 10-minute Q&A session.



Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Live Webcast:

1 – 1:40 p.m. (EDT)

Log-in details for the live webcast will be sent to you prior to the date.

Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 30 minutes of Professionalism content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by The Law Society of Ontario.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 0.5 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia and may be applied towards the two-hour requirement for ethics and/or practice management.