Session 2: Into the Weed: Navigating the use of Marijuana in the Workplace
Recreational marijuana will officially become legal on October 17, 2018. As a result, it is anticipated that more Canadians will have easier access to obtaining recreational marijuana. Employers can expect to face a number of challenges.
Session 3: Terminating the Employment Relationship: What You Need to Know
Although employers have the right to end the relationship with an employee, this right comes with legal obligations and corresponding pitfalls. In fact, if the termination is not done properly and lawfully, the damages that can result can be substantial. This session will offer guidance on an employer's legal obligations with respect to terminations, how to structure a termination package and offer guidance on how to arrive at a negotiated outcome as opposed to a spending legal fees in litigation.
Session 4: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
In the wake of the #metoo movement, there is a growing need for employers to understand how to identify sexual harassment within the workplace and to learn what their obligations are in preventing and responding to allegations that may surface. This session will set out what the legislation, the courts, and the human rights tribunal says about sexual harassment in the workplace, what the employer's obligations are, and how employers should prepare to defend sexual harassment allegations that may arise.