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Understanding the Duty to Accommodate Under the Human Rights Code for Mental Health, Disability, and Medical Marijuana 9:00 am
Understanding the Duty to Accommodate Under the Human Rights Code for Mental Health, Disability, and Medical Marijuana @ ECCDC
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
All Child Care Executive Directors, Supervisors, Owners, and Boards of Directors should have a clear understanding regarding their roles and responsibilities related to requests for accommodation in the workplace. Over the next few years organizations will continue to face significant challenges to meet legislative changes related to the duty to accommodate under the Ontario Human Rights Code, and accessibility in the workplace. As a best practice, organizations should be proactive in developing policies and strategies for addressing staff requests for medical marijuana, disability, and mental health accommodations. This interactive seminar will focus “best” practices on: How to deal with employee requests for accommodation What information can you ask for in an accommodation request Understanding your organization’s obligations regarding Human Rights and the duty to accommodate How to avoid discrimination complaints related to Human Rights Mental Health disabilities & accommodations Medical Marijuana Your duties under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act $75 continental breakfast. This workshop is hosted by the Early Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC).
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Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Jan
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Work and Employment: Living in Niagara Working Session @ Niagara Falls Public Library - LaMarsh Room
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Community partners are invited to join Niagara Connects for one or more of 12 working sessions in January, 2019 to review and modernize the Indicators and Measures for each Living in Niagara report Sector.

The Living in Niagara – 2017 report was released 1 year ago. Now is the time to begin building the 2020 version! The report weaves data and knowledge together, to describe quality of life across the 12 Living in Niagara Sectors. The Sectors align with the Social Determinants of Health; their combined data provides a holistic picture of socio-economic progress in Niagara.

Report construction methodology has evolved since its inception in 2008. Indicators and Measures in the 2020 report will be updated to reflect current practice and new knowledge within each Sector.

The sustainability of a community is reliant on the employment of its citizens and putting their talents and human capital into creative and purposeful work. Read more about the Work and Employment Sector here.

Feb
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Government Funding for Hiring and Training Staff @ Online
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

In this webinar, Mentor Works will cover the top trends in government funding and the elements organizations should be aware of when they’re considering various incentive programs. Participants will learn key tactics to develop a funding plan, as well as details on some of the top hiring and training grants available to Canadian organizations.

Learn how to develop your workforce with government funding. Receive insight on how to:

  • Explore the government funding landscape and key funding elements
  • Discover wage subsidies for hiring interns, summer students, and recent graduates
  • Learn how to access training grants to bridge skill gaps and develop employees

This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.

Feb
21
Thu
Introducing the 2019 CharityVillage Salary and Benefits Report @ Online
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

CharityVillage is pleased to be releasing a brand new, fully updated edition of their popular Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Report – the most comprehensive of its kind in the country!

This webinar will give you a basic introduction to the report, unveil the executive summary, and will provide tips and pointers on how to read the report and interpret the data.

This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.

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Niagara Knowledge Exchange is powered by a Niagara-wide network of people for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. We work hard to help foster a culture of Niagara-focused research and evidence-informed planning to support your community development innovations. To learn more about Niagara Connects, please visit our central website: www.niagaraconnects.ca or contact us: Email: info@niagaraconnects.ca, Phone: 905-688-6236
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