Events

HR Insider Webinar: Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace
Date: November 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Presenter: Preston I.A.D. Parsons

Description:
As societal awareness of mental health issues grows, companies are in turn realizing that they have a vested interest in the mental health of their employees. This presentation will begin with some current information and statistics on the prevalence of mental health issues in the general population, then go on to examine how that manifests at work and what an employer’s responsibility is to maintain a safe workplace. This presentation will also examine human rights obligations in employment for persons with a mental disability, exploring the requirements for the duty to accommodate and the duty to inquire.

Finally, a look at addictions and substance abuse issues at the workplace will be explored, again through a human rights lens. Overall, this webinar aims to give an overview of an employer’s obligations relating to mental health issues that commonly arise in the workplace.

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