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Cannabis in the Workplace: Implications for Employers

Recreational cannabis will be legal in Canada on October 17, 2018.

Join Field Law’s Labour and Employment Group for a detailed, scenario-based half-day workshop providing practical advice and useful tips to prepare your organization for situations involving cannabis in the workplace.

During these comprehensive half-day workshop we'll review:

  • What to do when an employee advises that they have a medical authorization to use cannabis
  • When accommodation may be required and how to accommodate
  • What to do if you suspect an addiction    
  • What actions to take if you suspect an employee may be impaired at work, when you can discipline and how to test for impairment
  • How to balance employee rights and safety


Date: Wednesday, October 3
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 2500 - 10175 101 ST, Edmonton



Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: 400 - 444 7 AVE SW, Calgary



This workshop has been pre-approved by CPHR Alberta for 3 CPD hours.