June Webinar: Clearing the Haze: Managing Cannabis in the Workplace
Jun 12, 2019 12:00PM to Jun 12, 2019 01:00PM
The October 2018 legalization of recreational cannabis presents new challenges and concerns for workplaces across Canada. This seminar will outline the legislative changes related to recreational use, providing employers with the up-to-date knowledge they need to ensure they comply with the new regime. Participants will learn about:employers' and employees' rights, duties and obligations relating to recreational cannabis use; workplace drug testing; and best practices
for addressing possible workplace impairment.
|Laura J. Freitag||Laura is an associate lawyer at Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. She practices in all areas of labour and employment law, with a particular focus on employment litigation. Laura provides strategic advice in employment litigation and labour relations matters, having acted as counsel in wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights proceedings and grievance arbitrations.|
|James Jennings||James is an associate lawyer at Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. He provides advice and representation to private and public sector employers in all areas of management-side labour and employment law. James has a particular interest in Occupational Health and Safety law, having previously interned at the Ontario Ministry of Labour's Occupational Health and Safety Policy Branch|
|Filion Wakelv Thorup Angeletti LLP||Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP is a management-side labour and employment law firm with offices in Toronto, Hamilton and London. Filion acts for large and small employers in the private, public and broader public sector. www.filion.on.ca|