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Policy statement released by Ontario Human Rights Commission provides guidance on medical documentation for disability claims

Friday, February 10, 2017 @ 3:45 PM | By Amanda Jerome

The Ontario Human Rights Commission released a policy statement at the beginning of February outlining the types of medical documentation required when  a disability claim is made for accommodation.

Kumail Karimjee“I was pleased to see that the Human Rights Commission has taken some initiative on this issue because it is actually a real problem,” said Kumail Karimjee, a Toronto lawyer specializing in employment law and human rights. “Getting timely, accurate, useful medical information is a challenge both for individuals seeking accommodation as well as for organizations...