More than just waiting for a vacant position

Accommodation of an employee returning to work
By Michelle Johal
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Some employers mistakenly believe the accommodation of an employee returning to work following a period of disability leave is simply a matter of waiting for a suitable vacant position to arise.

But an Ontario Board of Inquiry decision has made it clear that employers must revisit this thinking and may actually have to consider a variety of accommodative measures. In the

Metsala vs. Falconbridge