e2r Alert

Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace – Preparing for the Legalization of Marijuana

Date Delivered: April 26, 2018

Topic: Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

The legalization of marijuana across Canada has reopened a discussion regarding drugs and alcohol in the workplace. Employers across the country are concerned about the impact this change will have on their workplace and how they can manage it in a way that balances productivity, safety and human rights obligations.

In this e-Learning, we review the current legal landscape and the upcoming change to legislation legalizing marijuana. We discuss practical concerns relating to impairment at work, drug and alcohol testing, navigating safety concerns, and the employer’s duty to accommodate. Finally we discuss best practices in developing a drugs and alcohol policy.

A copy of the presentation and recording can be found on your member portal.

If you have any questions, please contact our Continuing Education Coordinator at 416-867-9405 or via email at [email protected].