What is the duty of an employer to inquire further about an employee's medical condition?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Miremadi v. Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada), 2005 BCHRT 261 (CanLII):

As stated in Gardiner v. Ministry of Attorney General, 2003 BCHRT 41 (para. 164): …a respondent has a duty to inquire further where it has reason to believe that there is some question regarding a possible adverse effect of an employee’s medical condition on his ability to do the work prior to taking any action which would adversely impact on the employee.

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