While it is hoped that we are through the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is emerging evidence that we are now facing a new threat of epidemic proportions in the form of mental health problems, many of which stem from the workplace.
Workplace stress is an ever evolving area of law. It covers a number of areas of legal practice and can be a minefield for the specialist practitioner and generalist lawyer alike.
After attending this webinar, delegates will have an understanding of:
recent cases dealing with work-related stress
the interaction between employment law and personal injury law in the field of workplace stress
employers’ obligations in dealing with stressed employees
how to get the most from an Occupational Health or GP referral
how to lawfully discipline an employee suffering from stress
the Sutherland v Hatton guidelines and the case law that has followed
disability discrimination and the Equality Act in the context of workplace stress
the longer term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employers and employees