A Discussion on Human Rights, Discrimination, and Mental Disorders

February 25, 2015 | Vancouver Convention Centre

Facilitator: Lori Charvat, Sandbox Consulting

Presenters: Julie Menten; Roper Greyell LLP; Jonathan Chapnick, Legal Counsel, Hospital Employees’ Union; and Eric Diotte, Human Rights Commission of Canada

Join our speakers as they debate questions such as: How can we ensure a safe and supportive environment for employees who are struggling with mental illness and addictions? What do employers need to understand about mental illness, addictions and human rights? What lessons can we learn from looking at human rights decisions as they relate to mental illness and addictions?

Following an engaging discussion about what is happening in today’s legal landscape, they will present new ideas and creative solutions to some of today’s workplaces biggest challenges related to mental illness and addictions. Delegates will have an opportunity to work through case studies, ask tough questions, consider the bigger picture and collect new tools to use in their workplace.

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