The Future is Green! Preparing your workplace for the legalization of cannabis

While cannabis use may still be controversial, what’s certain is its impending legalization in Canada (October 17, 2018), and with it, the necessity of adapting workplace policies to the new normal. As organizations across the country face the changes brought on by this legislation, a recent survey suggests that only one out of three Canadian employers feel prepared for this upcoming change in law.

The Future is Green! Preparing your workplace for the legalization of cannabis

Complimentary webinar

Date: October 24th, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT
Duration: 60 minutes plus a 30 minutes Q & A session
Guest presenter: Shane Todd | Partner | Fasken
Host: Adecco Canada

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In this live 60-minute webinar, Shane Todd, Partner at Fasken, specializing in labour, employment and human rights law, will explore the anticipated impact the legalization of cannabis will have on the workplace and how businesses in Canada and Ontario can prepare for and manage this new reality. He will share industry insight, best practices, and an array of applicable information to help organizations cope with this important shift in law.

This complimentary webinar will focus on:

  • New federal legislation on cannabis plus an overview of provincial changes, with a focus on Ontario
  • Impact of cannabis on the workplace
  • Rights and obligations of the parties
  • Drug testing
  • Internal policy drafting

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About the presenter:

Shane Todd

Shane D. Todd advises employers on workplace issues and represents them in legal proceedings. Shane worked as a human resources professional prior to beginning his practice. He knows what issues look like in the workplace, and he understands the need for timely and realistic solutions. He leverages this experience to provide proactive, timely, and high quality advice to clients.

Shane is a frequent writer on human resources law developments. He is also routinely asked to speak about workplace issues, and to conduct training.

He has particular experience working with federally regulated employers. In 2010, he was seconded as in-house counsel at the world’s largest express delivery companies. In 2013, he was seconded as in-house employment counsel to one of Canada’s leading chartered banks.

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