Professional Advice For Employers

Professional Advice For Employers

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January 27, 2019

Making Your Workplace Ready for Cannabis Legalization

Steps to Update Your Employer Policies Update your workplace policy Update your Code of Conduct, especially if you already refer to alcohol and prescription drug use...
January 27, 2019

Drug Testing In The Workplace

Many employers jump to the conclusion that drug testing is the solution. While this is common place in the United States, very few employers in Canada...
November 3, 2018

What You Need To Know About Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana use is not new. Since 2001, it’s been legal for medicinal purposes. What is new is that in August 2016, Health Canada put in...
October 27, 2018

What You Need To Know About Recreational Marijuana

For employers, what’s essential to remember is that the use of recreational cannabis in the workplace should be treated similar to recreational alcohol at work. The topic...
October 20, 2018

Your Questions Answered: Updates on Bill C-45

What products can I buy? As of October 17th, 2018, dried cannabis, seeds and oils will be available to purchase legally. What about edibles? The government...
October 17, 2018

The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Weed All About It… It seems like the right time to explore the impacts cannabis may have on workplaces in Canada. Let’s point out that the...
July 26, 2017

What To Do When an Employees Body Odour is Overwhelming

Body odour is not a prohibited ground of discrimination because it is not a disability in and of itself. This means that employees in Canada are...