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September 17 - 18, 2020



Duty to Accommodate and Ergonomics

Duty to Accommodate
Sep 17, 2020 (9:00am-6:00pm)
Sep 18, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Learn about the rights and responsibilities of both employers and unions under the Duty to Accommodate. In this workshop you will: • explore case law, key concepts and the prohibited grounds of discrimination under human rights law; • learn to make the case for accommodating workers and how to help union representatives and employers come up with appropriate accommodations for members; • Look at how we can break down stereotypes and stigma to support the accommodation process for those who need it.

HS - Ergonomics
Sep 18, 2020 (12:00pm-4:00pm)

This module looks at the musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace, such as strains or carpal tunnel syndrome, the risk factors, and the employers’ obligations to prevent these types of injuries. NOTE: Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.

Sep 3, 2020

CUPE Local 4000
32 Colonnade Road North Unit 200
Ottawa, Ontario

Please note that this workshop may be cancelled due to low registration or other reasons.

Send your cancellation request in writing with your local number, address and telephone number by the registration deadline to:

In response to the health concerns of our members and staff, CUPE has implemented a Scent-Free Policy at all of our workshops. Scented products such as hair spray, perfume and deodorant can trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches. Facilitators and participants are asked to refrain from using scented products while attending our workshops and meetings. Thank you for your cooperation.

Alain Robert
(613) 722-0652

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