Medical Cannabis & Undue Hardship

In the recent decision of Lower Churchill Transmission Construction Employers’ Association and IBEW, Local 1620, arbitrator John Roil, QC, dismissed a grievance where an employer, Valard Construction LP (the “Employer”) refused to hire an employee using medical...

Duty to Accommodate: reasonableness, not perfection

In Adair v. Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission (No. 2), 2017 BCHRT 147, a decision of the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) in July of last year, the Tribunal made it clear that the employer’s duty to accommodate, does not extend to perfect...