The law firm Aird Berlis is hosting a free webinar this coming Tues and will be discussing cannabis in the workplace. Every employer should join this webinar to learn about how cannabis use in the workplace will affect their company policies. Users of cannabis may also want to participate as the policies will affect them and their rights for medicating at work.
Regards, The Invest In MJ Team.
Marijuana Legalization: Is Your Workplace Ready? Date: October 24, 2017 (9:00am-10:00am)
Insight on the rights and responsibilities of employers in managing both medicinal and recreational marijuana use on the job.
With the medicinal cannabis industry flourishing, the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada is now looming. However, despite the federal government’s recent announcement detailing its planned legislation, there remains a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the evolution of marijuana regulation. At this time, it is important that all employers consider the impacts of legalization on their business. Join us to gain insight on the rights and responsibilities of employers in managing both medicinal and recreational marijuana use on the job.
Our experts will discuss: -The importance of adapting drug and alcohol-related policies -Why is it vital to communicate these changes organization wide. -What must an employer consider before terminating an employee for a breach of policy? -How can employees monitor/verify impairment? Are drug tests reasonable? -What are the human rights and employee privacy implications associated with drug testing? -Could a marijuana addiction constitute a disability and lead to accommodation? Best practices for handling workplace accommodation.
CPD for Lawyers: 1 Substantive Hour CPD for HRPA and CHRP Members: 1 Hour A link to the archived material and CPD information will be emailed to registrants one week following the webinar. Please note that we do not provide CPD certificates as hours are self-reported.