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Return-to-Work Issues in Workers' Compensation in New Brunswick

Protect your organization - learn about the return-to-work process under the Workers' Compensation Act. Employers today face multiple legal and rehabilitative issues arising from illness, injuries and absences from work. It is crucial for you to understand your obligations and employees' rights when they are returning to work. Purchase these reference materials and get surefire techniques for overcoming challenges surrounding your return-to-work obligations in New Brunswick. These reference materials will deliver practical strategies for establishing and maintaining return-to-work programs while controlling costs. Avoid problems down the road by making sure you have all the latest information and survival tips. Order today and get a game plan for ensuring success for you and your company. Benefits for You •Discover easy-to-use strategies for managing the return-to-work program •Get a handle on the appeals tribunal process •Find out how to accommodate employees returning to work •Properly handle employees who are continually absent from work •Be better prepared to handle employees with disabilities and human rights issues
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Agenda

Human Rights and Disability
— Dominique Fontaine
  • The Definition of Disability: What Are the Exceptions?
  • The Right to Medical Information: When and How?
  • Accommodation Process: Mental and Physical Disabilities
  • Case Law Update
Case Management and the Return-to-Work Process
— Angela Dunham
  • Rehabilitation Activities and Functional Assessments
  • Return-to-Work Programs
  • Roles of the Parties Involved
  • Suitable Accommodation
Good Faith/Bad Faith: Challenging Cases in Disability Management
— George Raine, CHRP
  • Creating an Effective, Fair and Defensible Return-to-Work Protocol in Substance Abuse Cases
  • This Employee Needs to Drive a Lift Truck - What to Do When Doctors' Return-to-Work Notes Fail the Sniff Test
  • Welcome to the Point of Undue Hardship - How to Tell When You Have Walked the Extra Mile and What Comes Next
  • Dealing With Dr. Summeroff: What to Do When the Serial Absentee Meets the Indulgent Physician
Legal Aspects of Returning Employees to Work
— Lucie LaBoissonnière
  • Duty to Re-Employ
  • Duty to Accommodate
  • Procedure Under the Act
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

George Raine, CHRP – Moderator

Montana HR Services Inc.

President of Montana Consulting Group/Montana HR Services Inc.

Widely recognized as one of Eastern Canada’s top HR and industrial relations experts

Works with more than 120 clients across Canada and the United States

33 year career has included work in all areas of the field and executive level positions with Irving, Frigidaire (Electrolux), Stelco and the government of Nova Scotia

Co-founder and twice president of the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations, which represents more than 30,000 HR professionals across the country

Instructor at the Canada School of Public Service and guest lecturer at UNB, Mount Allison University, St. Mary’s University and Dalhousie University

Keynote speaker and seminar leader in many labour law and human resources conferences

Creator of the Turnaround Interview®, a highly effective method for coaching employees to break bad workplace habits

B.A. degree, Queen’s University

Can be contacted at [email protected]

Angela Dunham

WorkSafeNB

Case management trainer for WorkSafeNB

Delivers training and support to all case management staff regarding policies and processes

WorkSafeNB’s point of contact for general employer inquiries in the area of case management and return-to-work

B.P.E. degree, University of New Brunswick

Can be contacted at 506-738-4114 or [email protected]

Dominique Fontaine

McInnes Cooper

Lawyer at McInnes Cooper

Practices labour and employment law, and general litigation

LL.B. degree, Université de Moncton; B.A. degree, Université de Moncton

Can be contacted at 506-877-0869 or [email protected]

Lucie LaBoissonniere

McInnes Cooper

Lucie LaBoissonnière

  • Lawyer with McInnes Cooper
  • Practice areas include insurance, labour and employment, and litigation
  • Member of the Law Society of New Brunswick, the Canadian Bar Association, the New York Bar, the American Bar Association and the Human Resources Association of New Brunswick
  • LL.B. degree, Université de Moncton; B.A. degree in communications, Université de Moncton
  • Can be contacted at 506-861-1924 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 391171
Published 2013
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