Attendance Management Essentials: Upholding rights, enforcing obligations

Attendance management programs (AMPs) are frequently established by employers to deal with excessive absenteeism and to provide support to employees who are having difficulty maintaining regular attendance. However, a large body of caselaw has arisen confirming that such programs must be properly designed and administered in order to ensure compliance with human rights and privacy legislation, and with employees’ rights under a collective agreement. In this webinar, experts will review current law and practice around AMPs, highlighting the key considerations that adjudicators will take into account in determining whether a program is legally valid, and providing practical guidance to help navigate disability accommodation, privacy, and other issues. Topics to be addressed include: