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.
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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.
Kumail Karimjee recently wrote an article for The Lawyer’s Weekly regarding the potential for employees to assert frustration of contract. Read the full article here.
On May 31, 2014 Kumail attended the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville Ontario to deliver a brief lecture on employment contracts in the area of employment law to members of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario. The lecture provided the members with insight on how to achieve a successful contract.
Kumail was recently quoted in the Law Times regarding the importance of a reasonable, well-written social media policy in the workplace. Read the full article here.