Accommodation would have resulted in undue hardship

Employee developed injury at workplace
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 10/05/2015

Harjit Brar was denied a transfer to a preferred day shift because of her need for accommodation.

Brar worked as a general warehouse associate in department 1005 of an Ontario-based Winners. As a result of a disability she developed in the workplace, Brar received permanent accommodation working primarily on the control desk.

Brar was cautioned about sustaining grips and pinches. She was also cautioned not to lift objects weighing more than five pounds. Frequent task rotation was recommended.