[Webinar] Not Up in Smoke: Employer Rights in the Face of Legalized Marijuana - March 29th, 1:00pm CT

by MERITAS - Law Firms Worldwide

MERITAS - Law Firms Worldwide

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm CST
Your Host: Krystle Dahl

In this webinar, participants will learn:

  • The status and anticipated complications of Canada’s marijuana legislation
  • How marijuana differs from alcohol in respect of regulating consumption and testing impairment
  • Why some employers and occupational medicine specialists are concerned about marijuana impairment at work. What steps employers can take to maximize employee and organizational protection from marijuana-influenced accidents and other negative consequences
  • What steps employers can take to maximize employee and organizational protection from marijuana-influenced accidents and other negative consequences

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About the presenters

Trina Fraser
Trina Fraser ImageTrina Fraser is the co-managing partner at Brazeau Seller Law and is an effective problem solver and trusted advisor to her business clients. While having a broad business law practice, Trina’s area of expertise is cannabis law. As head of BSL’s CannaLaw® group, Trina has emerged as a leading practitioner in cannabis law and is often called upon for comment and opinion.
Matt Letson
Matt Letson ImageMatt has practiced law for fifteen years and was welcomed into the partnership team at Lawson Creamer in 2018. He has significant experience in appellate and administrative law and has appeared on countless occasions before tribunals, the New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench and the New Brunswick Court of Appeal on behalf of a wide range of clients. He has litigated a significant number of workers compensation and other disability and discrimination issues and has been an invited lecturer to WorkSafe New Brunswick, the Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island and the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association on marijuana law as it relates to workplace safety.
Kelly VanBuskirk
Kelly VanBuskirk ImageKelly VanBuskirk is a partner in the New Brunswick-based firm of Lawson Creamer. For 25 years, Kelly has practiced extensively in the fields of labour, employment and human rights and has litigated hundreds of cases. In addition to his practice, he is an active student, teacher, commentator and researcher, having obtained LLM and PhD degrees in employment law, teaching and researching as an adjunct professor in the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Business and as a part-time instructor in the Faculty of Law and acting as a commentator for publications such as the Globe & Mail and Workplace Today magazine as well as CBC Radio, CTV News and more.
Tracy Kay
Tracy Kay ImageTracy is a partner in the Employment and Labour Law Group. Her practice focuses on assisting employers with such issues as hiring, discipline, promotions, termination, human rights, employee loyalty, workplace investigations regarding harassment and bullying, unions and workplace safety. She represents clients at mediations, hearings and trials.

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