List of our news and events.

2021

 

  • A tribute in memory of Katherine Lippel

    Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    Katherine Lippel, Distinguished Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law at the University of Ottawa and leader of the Partnership grant Return to work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions passed away peacefully on September 23, 2021 at the age of 67.

    This tribute to Katherine was put together by her colleagues and friends to honour her and the legacy she has left behind, including this visionary research project looking at return to work experiences of precarious workers injured at work

    We invite you to read our tribute in honor of Katherine Lippel.  

 

 

 

  • webinare sur le Projet de loi 59

    Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021

    La Chaire de recherche éminente en droit de la santé et sécurité du travail et la Chaire de recherche sur l’effectivité du droit du travail vous invitent à un webinaire qui portera sur le Projet de loi 59.

    le mercredi 31 mars prochain, de 10h à 13h00 (HAE), via la plateforme Zoom.

 

  • Webinar - Return to work and mobile workers: seafarers and other interjurisdictional workers

    Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    Date and time: Thursday April 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT

    Description: What are COVID-19’s impacts on maritime workers and what impact could this have on the capacity of seafarers to return to work after injury and illness? Do differences in work disability duration by interjurisdictional claim status vary by industry and jurisdictional context? What factors influence return-to-work of mobile workers in British Columbia?

    These are just some of the questions that will be examined at this webinar hosted by the Policy and Practice in Return to Work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions research program. Join Dr. Desai Shan and Dr. Robert MacPherson, as they share the results of their respective research.

    Registration: This is a free webinar open to the public. Registration is required. Please complete the online registration form and a confirmation email containing the webinar login details will be sent to you. For assistance, please contact Monique Lefebvre at [email protected].

 

 

  • Webinar: Work disability policy and practices supporting the healthcare and mobility of injured and disabled workers

    Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021

    Wednesday March 10 from 10 a.m. to noon EDT

    Description: Which healthcare professionals are recognized by workers’ compensation boards and why is this relevant to the care and return-to-work experience of injured workers? How do work disability policy frameworks and programs support or impede Canadians with physical disabilities who wish to engage in work-related travel, or ‘work mobility’?

    These are just some of the questions that will be examined at this webinar hosted by the Policy and Practice in Return to Work after a work injury: Challenging Circumstances and Innovative Solutions research program. 

    To learn more about this webinar and to register, see event web page here.

 

 

  • Vulnerable: The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19

    Posted on Sunday, January 10, 2021

    The University of Ottawa Press and Library and Archives Canada would like to invite you to the Vulnérable : COVID-19, équité et phénomènes de triage social [Vulnerable: COVID-19, Equity and Social Triage Phenomena] conference.

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  • New book chapter

    Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020

    Unexpected Consequences of Compensation Law edited by Prue Vines & Arno Akkermans

 

  • A Webinar on Return to Work and Mental Health

    Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020

    On August 27, 2-4 pm EDT, join us for a Webinar presenting two Guides on how to support return to work of employees who experienced mental health problems.