Wed 01 May | 12:00PM - 1:00PM | Your desk or portable device

Synopsis

The case of FGH v RST highlights the complex issues that arise in respect of mental health considerations and employment law.

This webinar will explore the judgment and highlight the difficulties that are faced by both employer and employee where mental health is a factor in internal employment procedures

Please note that this webinar was previously presented as part of the Burning Issues Forum 2018

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand better what the legislative definition meaning of mental health covers and how employers may learn about an employee’s mental health issues and their obligations to gain further knowledge.
  • Learn more about how formal and informal employment procedures, including disciplinary action need to be adapted to accommodate an employee’s mental health condition.
  • Gain insights into the judgment of FGH v RST and what lessons may be learnt from it in respect of how mental health issues should be dealt with. 

Who Should Attend?

All employment lawyers, those lawyers working in the area of health and safety and general practitioners who advise on employment matters from time to time.

Presenter


Jim Roberts

Partner
Hesketh Henry

Jim has been practising employment law since 1992, and heads the employment law team at Hesketh Henry.  

Jim helps his clients develop employment strategies which include legislative compliance, collective bargaining, personal grievance processes, human rights, and health and safety.  

As well as providing strategic legal advice, Jim has been involved in collective bargaining across wide range of sectors.