LIVE WEBINAR: Cannabis in the Workplace 101:

What You Need to Know as an Employer

Effective October 17th 2018, the Canadian government will legalize the use of cannabis. This will no doubt disrupt every workplace in the country so how should employers prepare for this legislative change?

Welch LLP Partner Bryan Haralovich moderated a discussion with Joël Dubois, Partner at Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall and Welch’s own Director of HR, Kathryn Hancock about how employers can navigate the legalization of cannabis as it relates to the workplace.

In this webinar, our experts break down & discuss:

  • What is changing - Overview of the new Federal & Provincial legislation/regulations surrounding cannabis in the workplace
  • Accommodating the use of cannabis (medical and recreational use)
  • Restrictions that policies will have to include (amount, possession, social events, etc.)
  • Interpretation of the rules and implications from an HR employer perspective
  • Best practices

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Meet the Speakers.

Bryan Haralovich , Partner of Welch LLP
With over 20 years of public accounting and business related experience, Bryan specializes in providing financial services to entrepreneurs from private to public companies including charities, government departments and agencies. In his role as an audit partner at Welch LLP he provides a range of assurance services, technical accounting advice, income tax planning and compliance and financial statement internal control advisory services. He has a passion for supporting entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses by leveraging his extensive experience as a business advisor.

Kathryn Hancock, Director of Human Resources
Kathryn is an experienced human resources leader with a lengthy history of working in the accounting industry. Areas of expertise include: employee relations, talent management, performance management, succession management, learning and development.

Joël Dubois , Partner of Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP
He began his career with Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall as an Associate in the Litigation Law Group in 2005. Having gained extensive expertise and successful experience in a diverse range of litigation areas including employment and labour, administrative law, disciplinary proceedings, general civil litigation, commercial litigation and intellectual property law, Joël was named Partner in 2013. Joël has represented many corporations, associations and individuals in a variety of litigation proceedings. His experience ranges from enforcing intellectual property rights to advocating for his clients in a variety of contractual disputes and employment law matters.

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