8th Edition Disability Management in the Workplace


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Report Code: INC14942. January, 2014  |  Toronto, ON

ARTICLE 1: Defining Disability

Stacey Stevens
Partner, Thomson, Rogers

ARTICLE 2: Introducing the DSM V and its Anticipated Impact onDisability Claims related to Mental Health

Daniel Pugen
Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Dr. Ash Bender
Deputy Clinical Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

ARTICLE 3: Managing Visible and Non-Visible Physical
Disabilities at Work –  A Disability Management Perspective

Susan Fuciarelli
Manager, Occupational Health and Safety
Halton Healthcare Services

ARTICLE 4: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and Disability without Objective Abnormality

Dr. Henry Berry
Neurologist, Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Medical Consultant
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

ARTICLE 5: Disability Management in the Workplace: Recent Landmark Cases

Barry Kuretzky
Senior Partner, Kuretzky Vassos Henderson LLP

ARTICLE 6: Accommodation Obligations in the Context of Long Term Disability

Richard Charney
Global Head of Employment and Labour
National Chair, Employment and Labour Law
Senior Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

ARTICLE 7: Disability Management Process and Privacy Considerations for Employers

William Gale
Grosman, Grosman & Gale LLP

ARTICLE 8: A Collaborative Approach to Disability Management within the Workplace:  Union, Employer and Insurance Perspectives

Jim Harding
Manager, Health Services and Rehabilitation
Hydro One

Ardis McDonald
Disability Management Consultant
Hydro One

Paul Sartori
Rehabilitation Team Leader
Hydro One

ARTICLE 9: Disability and Absenteeism:  Critical Hiring and Firing Decisions

Holly Reid
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

ARTICLE 10: Stocking Your Assessment and Evaluation Toolkit with the Right Questions to ask a Medical Professional

Laurie Down
Director, Disability
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association

Kathryn Gregory
Director, Claim Practice, Group Life and Disability
Sun Life Financial

Ann Morgan
President, Disability Solution Specialist
Morgan Vocational Solutions

ARTICLE 11: Return to Work: Empowering Employees with Disabilities through a Positive Work Environment

Michelle Henry
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Lisa Cabel
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Margaret Riding
Health, Safety and Employee Relations
Human Resources, Canada

ARTICLE 12: ISSA Guidelines – Return to Work and Reintegration

Wolfgang Zimmermann
Executive Director

ARTICLE 13: Mitigating Litigation Arising from Escalating Disability Claims

Lorenzo Lisi
Partner, Aird and Berlis LLP

ARTICLE 14: Mitigating Litigation Arising from Escalating Disability Claims

Andrea Wobick
Lawyer, Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP
Vice Chair, Ontario Bar Association
Labour and Employment Section

ARTICLE 15: Compliance with Regulation: The Cornerstone of a Successful Disability Management Program

Philip Wolfenden
Partner, Gowlings LLP