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Is a Drug Free Workplace a Thing of the Past?

Cannabis Creates a Buzz for Employers!

The number of Canadians legally permitted to use cannabis, for medical or recreational purposes, is expected to grow significantly as a result of the recent decriminalization of cannabis. This creates many new and challenging issues for employers. Join us as we examine employer obligations and best practices to address drug use in the workplace.

LOCATION

Online

DATE & TIME

Thursday, September 26, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

COST

TBD

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Webinar and call-in details will be provided upon registration

SPEAKER

Gerald Griffiths, Lawyer

Gerald is a skilled lawyer whose practice is focused on the representation of management in many areas of employment and labour law. He is widely published and regularly asked to speak on topics relevant to his practice.

Gerald is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association (Labour & Employment, Civil Litigation, Constitutional, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Workers’ Compensation), Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Long Term Care Association and Retail Council of Canada.

TOPICS

  • Understanding medical cannabis.
  • What has the impact of legalizing cannabis meant for employers?
  • At what point is the employer’s duty to accommodate triggered by a drug or alcohol addiction?
  • Health and safety and workers’ compensation considerations with drug use in the workplace.
  • Creating an appropriate drug and alcohol use policy.
  • Drug and alcohol testing- when can it be used?

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