Duty to Accommodate – Perfection Not Required
Posted on March 9, 2020
In a new post, Employment & Human Rights Lawyer Michelle A. Quinn reviews the recent case of Gaucher v. Fraser Health Authority. Ms. Gaucher claimed her gradual return to work (GRTW) plan was flawed and she was discriminated against on the grounds of disability in contravention of the BC Human Rights Code. The Tribunal dismissed Ms. Gaucher’s complaint saying that, while the plan was not “perfect”, the employer would be able to prove that it reasonably accommodated Ms. Gaucher throughout her GRTW. Read the full post here.