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E-cigarettes in the workplace
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • Canada
  • May 27 2015

The use of electronic cigarettes ("ecigarettes") in public places and in the workplace has given rise to numerous debates. Indeed, the legislative


Employer’s duty to accommodate medical marijuana
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

The employer community grapples with accommodation all the time. The task is complicated by the question of how to deal with an employee's lawful use


Proposed Changes to Ontario's Health Privacy Laws - What do they mean for Regulators?
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • December 15 2015

On September 16, 2015, Bill 119 (the "Bill") was introduced by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care into the Ontario legislative assembly and is


Workplace hazards: a tragic reminder to expect the unexpected
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2014

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, a worker was tragically - and fatally - attacked by large black bear at a Suncor mining facility near Fort McMurray


From the desk of the HR manager, May 2014
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 28 2014

The Canadian Mental Health Association recognizes May 5th through 11th each year as Mental Health Week in Canada. The impact of psychological


Workplace safety also the responsibility of employees
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 27 2014

An employer's safety due diligence can be defeated every time by one thing: a worker who won't follow instructions or use proper equipment. But


Heilman v. Workers' Compensation Board
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2014

A refusal by Workers Compensation Board ("WCB") to pay for an injured worker's medical marihuana is found reasonable by the Court on judicial review


Medical marijuana in the workplace: what employers need to know
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2014

The Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations that became effective on April 1, 2014, could substantially increase the number of Canadians who are


Going green: medical marijuana and the Ontario Human Rights Code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • February 16 2015

An employee’s use of intoxicants, like marijuana, can adversely affect the work environment by:compromising the ability of employees to perform their


Medical marihuana in the workplace
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 17 2015

In the last few years, statistics show that an increasing number of licences to possess medical marihuana have been granted, and with the recent