Medical Marijuana: How Do Employers Accommodate?

A presentation by NEUMAN THOMPSON

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
2:30 PM- 4:30 PM MDT
Cost: $150 / attendee
The Derrick Golf and Winter Club
(3500 119 St. NW, Edmonton, AB)

Employers are increasingly faced with the delicate issue of medical marijuana in the workplace. To balance the competing interests of accommodation and workplace health and safety, employers need to understand their legal rights and obligations.

Jessica Thomson and Gabriel Joshee-ArnalJessica Thomson and Gabriel Joshee-Arnalwill canvass the most recent judicial developments on medical marijuana and offer practical tips that will benefit employers in any industry.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Tips for drafting drug and alcohol policies responsive to authorized marijuana use
  • "Safety sensitive" workplaces and how this impacts on policy
  • Creating appropriate questionnaires for the employee's physician
  • The current state of marijuana testing - availability and reliability
  • Addressing addiction
  • What to do when an employee wants to use marijuana in the workplace

NEUMAN THOMPSON has significant experience helping employers navigate employment and labour laws. Neuman Thompson's seminars are tailored to assist executives, HR professionals, and other employer-side stakeholders, with specific labour and employment issues.

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This presentation will provide general legal information but is not intended to replace legal advice. For current legal advice and solutions tailored to your unique circumstances, please consult with us directly