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Cannabis legalization: a reference guide for employers
  • Lavery Lawyers
  • Canada
  • October 17 2018

...Despite a policy prohibiting the possession and consumption of cannabis in the workplace, an employee may request accommodation to use cannabis for therapeutic...

Legalized Pot - Some Workplace Questions
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • October 17 2018

...It is worth emphasizing that employees are not automatically entitled to their preferred method of accommodation by simply providing a medical note....

Legal Cannabis is Here but my Policies are Out of Date. Am I too Late?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 17 2018

...In addition to drafting or updating impairment policies, employers should consider implementing an accommodation policy that also reflects updated language...

To What Extent Must Employers Accommodate Medical Marijuana in the Workplace?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • October 12 2018

...Moreover, employers cannot request medical information until accommodation is sought by the employee....

Helping your workplace navigate the legalization of marijuana
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 27 2018

...Is accommodation required?...

Does an employee have a duty to disclose medical cannabis use to an employer?
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • September 24 2018

...However, if an employee needs accommodation in this regard, in order to obtain it, they must first request it....

Legalization Draws Near, Where are We Now on Employee Testing?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 11 2018

...Ensure that the proposed testing policy is in sync with the organization’s accommodation policy and that both policies adequately address employees who...

Another Cannabis Update
  • SpringLaw
  • Canada
  • August 14 2018

...Employees requiring accommodation for their use of medical cannabis will be subject to different standards.Another Cannabis Update...

Out of the Weeds: What You Need to Know About the Cannabis Act as an Employer
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2018

...should consider the following practical tips to effectively manage the implications that recreational use of cannabis may have on employee productivity, accommodation...

Bill C-46 provides guidance for the assessment of marijuana impairment in the workplace
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • July 31 2018

...update workplace policies that address the potential implications of recreational marijuana in the workplace, including possession, use, impairment and accommodation...