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Kumail Karimjee was recently quoted in an article outlining the types of medical documentation required when a disability claim is made for accommodation. To read the full article and the OHRC policy statement, click here.
A provincial review of workplace laws could overtake a class-action lawsuit by Canadian Uber drivers who want the company to recognize them as employees. The recently filed proposed class action is the latest in a series of suits brought in various jurisdictions alleging Uber drivers are employees, rather than independent contractors, as the ride-sharing company currently categorizes […]
Kumail Karimjee is honoured to be co-chairing the Law Society of Upper Canada’s upcoming 18th Annual Employment Law Summit. The seminar will take place on October 18, 2017. More information to come.
When an employee makes a disability-related request for accommodation, the employer has a legal duty to accommodate the request up to the point of undue hardship. However, problems can arise when an employee provides medical documentation too ambiguous to support the request, or when an employer requests more medical information than is required to determine […]
Kumail wrote an article for The Lawyer’s Weekly about the challenges associated with matching a mediator to a dispute. There is considerable diversity in the way that mediation is practiced. There is a range of styles, techniques and approaches used. Greater transparency about style and participation by parties in the design of the mediation process […]
Kumail recently spoke at the HRPA COnference about mental health and the duty to accommodate.
Kumail recently spoke at the 2015 ONPHA Conference about general human rights related issues, as well as employees and accommodations.