Connexions Calendar

Union Education Duty to Accommodate and the WCB

November 17, 2017

The duty to accommodate applies to both employers and unions; both have to work towards providing an accommodation for an injured worker to allow him or her to continue to be a productive member of the workplace. What many WCB advocates don't realize is that, unlike Ontario, the duty to accommodate in BC is not found under the Workers' Compensation Act but under the Human Rights Code.

In this workshop we will discuss what obligations unions and employers have to injured workers, how to get the WCB involved, and what your obligations are when there is a conflict between collective agreement rights and the duty to accommodate.


Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Venue: Maritime Labour Centre Ltd.
Location: 1880 Triumph Street Vancouver, BC
For information contact:
Categories: Labour, Workplace, Unions

Back to main calendar listings

Request a username and password to submit your events (free)

Find out about distributing your news releases (membership)

Please note that Calendar listings are submitted by a variety of organizations. Connexions does not endorse events or organizations, and Connexions cannot screen individual listings to ensure that they are accurate, or appropriate for your needs. If you have questions about an event, please contact the sponsoring organization.

Individuals and organizations are welcome to make use of the Connexions Calendar by contributing events or by putting the Calendar, or a link to it, on your website. (Download a banner here or here.) If you would like to contribute to the Calendar on a regular basis, please contact us so that we can arrange to issue you a username and password.

The Calendar is a joint project of Connexions Information Sharing Services and SOURCES. SOURCES helps organizations publicize their issues, get media attention, and send out unlimited media releases: to learn about becoming a SOURCES member see this page or the online form.

Terms of Use: Connexions and the Connexions Calendar exist to support individuals and organizations working for freedom and social justice. We try to feature a wide variety of events and resources reflecting a diversity of viewpoints and approaches to social change within our overall mandate of support for democracy, civil liberties, freedom of speech, universal human rights, secularism, equality, economic justice, environmental responsibility, and the creation and preservation of community. Connexions reserves the right to decline listings on the basis of appropriateness or quality, or if in our judgement they conflict with our policies against hatred, racism, misogyny, anti-Semitism or other forms of discrimination such as those based on gender, sexual orientation, age, and ethnicity.

Support Connexions and help save the world