When it comes to termination on the grounds of medical issues, employers are often plagued with a number of fundamental and procedural errors that can be very costly. This programme will de-mystify these issues and provide critical insights and information on the termination of employment due to illness as well as how employers should approach and manage medical boarding, should the need arise.
PART ONE: Termination on the Grounds of Ill-Health
Guiding principles and key considerations regarding termination, early retirement, and retrenchment of an ill employee
What non-medical factors should be considered, if any?
Termination vs early retirement on medical grounds
The "termination" process: From diagnosis to final decision
Timelines to be considered and their impact on a successful and legally defensible separation
PART TWO: Medical Boarding
Sickness absence vs. injury absence
Permanent Partial Disability (PPD)
Permanent Total Disability (PTD)
Pension Plans and Medical Boarding
The Workmen's Compensation Act
The Rights, Responsibilities, and duties of the employer and the employee
Dr. Victor Coombs BA., MBBS, MSc CHDC, DPH, DIH, AFOM, Cert. Av. Med, Cert. Dive Med, EMBA, MSc. Emerg. Med
Dr. Coombs is the current Chairman of OSHA. He has held positions such as President National Safety Council, Director Employers Consultative Association, Director Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Director North West Regional Health Authority, Director Pesticides and Toxic Chemical Control Board, Council of the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago, Medical Referee for Workmen's Compensation Act, Aviation Medical Examiner and Assessor, Diving Medical Examiner and Part-time Lecturer to graduate students in Public Health/Occupational Health and Emergency Medicine at UWI/FOMS. He has done advisory and consultancy services for local, regional, and international organisations.
21/11/2023 10:00 am
Event End Date
21/11/2023 2:00 pm
Members: $1,295.00, Non-Members: $1,895.00 (plus vat per person)
We are no longer accepting registration for this event