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Need-to-Know: Consent Forms and Medical Certificates in Disability Management Programs
Authors: Jonathan Chapnick, Legal Counsel, Hospital Employees’ Union, Burnaby, BC and Devyn Cousineau, Community Legal Assistance Society, Vancouver, BC

This paper from the annual Human Rights Conference in November 2013 explores the scope and nature of intrusions into employee privacy in unionized workplaces, specifically with regards to the reasonable parameters of consent forms and medical certificates commonly used in disability management programs.

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