Webinar: Weed in the Workplace

Webinar: Weed in the Workplace

Webinar: Weed in the Workplace

About Webinar:

The legalization of marijuana is scheduled for spring 2017. What does this mean for Canadian employers? Employers should be aware that marijuana has a variety of impairment effects, including reduced reaction times, irritability, loss of focus, lethargy, disengagement with reality and poor decision making. Through this webinar, the challenges of cannabis in the workplace and the potential impact it will have on employers and employees will be discussed. Employers will be educated on the effects of marijuana on one’s duty to perform safety sensitive roles and the legal do’s and don’ts of marijuana in the workplace, including the implementation of testing programs; the legal accommodation of medical marijuana in the workplace and best practices for the implementation of workplace drug policies and programs.

What You Will Learn:

  • The impact of marijuana on workplace safety
  • What is CANNABIS?
  • Medical ‘Indications’ for marijuana
  • What are safety sensitive jobs?
  • Best practices for alcohol and drug testing in the workplace
  • Duty to accommodate medical marijuana under Human Rights
  • Balancing legalities of workplace safety versus human rights
  • Legal considerations for alcohol and drug policies/programs

Facilitators:

Melissa Snider-Adler, Chief Medical Review Officer at DriverCheck

Miriam Anbar, Employment Lawyer at Rodney Employment Law

Fee: $59.99 + HST

Complimentary for HRessentials Clients

Complimentary for Rodney Employment Law Clients

Recorded Webinar: To order a copy of the recorded webinar contact MaxPeople at info@maxpeoplehr.com