Cannabis and the Workplace – Drug Testing

This is the last in our series of posts on the above subject. To date, we have covered: Cannabis as an eligible drug under the benefit plan, even when apparently prohibited under the plan; Use of cannabis recreationally at work (a bad idea); Use of cannabis as a medically prescribed drug at work (allowed under […]

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Cannabis and the Workplace – Addiction

As noted in the most recent post on the subject of cannabis use in the workplace, the issue of a drug addiction is a complicated question. Addiction as a Disability Human rights law prevents an employer from taking adverse action against an employee due to a drug addiction as this issue has been considered on […]

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Cannabis and the Workplace

The recent legalization of recreational use of cannabis has quite naturally raised the issue of marijuana in the workplace. This question is not as simple as one might expect. This is the second in a series of posts dealing with workplace cannabis issues. We reviewed the issue of the unfair denial of medical cannabis under […]

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New Protection Given to Sexual Harassment Victim

The Ontario Superior Court has granted a unique right to a woman who had complained of inappropriate touching and sexual harassment. The Context The female employee had brought the alleged offensive action to the attention of the employer, which, in turn, terminated the employment of the wrongdoer. This person sued the employer for wrongful dismissal […]

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