The 2020 Accommodation Law WEBINAR SERIES

Webinar Presenters

Gary Bainbridge, Q.C.
Union Counsel
Bainbridge Jodouin Cheecham
Kevin Wilson, Q.C.
Employer Counsel
MLT Aikins LLP


Register for this nine-part webinar series and catch up on the year's top legal developments in the duty to accommodate


Registration includes our famous Accommodation Law Binder, virtual and downloadable

WEBINAR 1: The Year's Top Accommodation Cases
(Run time: 2:48:52)

A review of important new accommodation cases in Canada and their impact on the unionized workplace. 

WEBINAR 2: Update on Accommodating Family Status
(Run time: 50:53)

While there is still no national consensus on the test for family status, new cases keep Gary and Kevin hopping! 

WEBINAR 3: Update on Accommodating Mental Disabilities
(Run time: 47:31)

New cases on accommodating mental disabilities and successful strategies for handling challenging mental health accommodations.

WEBINAR 4: Update on Accommodation Remedies 
(Run time: 49:30)

An eye-popping update on remedy awards in accommodation cases covering a wide range of cases.

WEBINAR 5: Update on Accommodating Substance Addiction
(Run time: 49:53)

A review of recent cases that offer guidelines for accommodating employees with substance addictions.

WEBINAR 6: Handling Medical Information in Accommodation Cases: A Checklist for Unions and Employers
(Run time: 56:19)

Steps for employers and unions to follow when medical information is required in support of an employee's accommodation claim, from the first day of absence to a full return to work.

WEBINAR 7: Accommodating Religion: New Cases and New Insights for Unions and Employers 
(Run time: 47:46)

New cases shed light on the duty to accommodate an employee's religion, with tons of insights by Gary and Kevin.

WEBINAR 8: Pay and Benefit Entitlements for Accommodated Employees
(Run time: 53:22)

Calculation of pay, service and seniority-related benefits for employees during temporary and permanent accommodations.

WEBINAR 9: When Seniority Rights Collide with the Duty to Accommodate 
(Run time: 39:07)

How to strike a balance between the rights of an accommodated employee and the seniority rights of co-workers in the context of vacancies, bumping, layoff, and displacement of incumbents.

(Total run time of nine-part series: 9:23:13)

TUITION: $795 plus applicable GST/HST


  1. Our famous Accommodation Law (Virtual) Binder in PDF format with 130 pages offering detailed coverage of all nine webinar topics including case citations.
  2. Nine-plus hours of Netflix-like viewing pleasure. 
  3. The convenience of enjoying this webinar series wherever, and whenever it suits you!
  4. Password access to the webinar series and downloadable Virtual Binder for one email address. (Please remember that sharing your username/password with others is not permitted.)