Knowledge & Perspective

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April 26, 2017

Cannabis Legalization: Weeding Out the Regulations

As the Federal Government recently introduced its legislation to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis, it is clear that legalization is now imminent.

November 7, 2016

Medicinal Monday to Fridays: When Employees Are Under the Influence of Medicinal Marijuana

The recent arbitration decision, Unifor, Local 2001 NB v Old Dutch Foods Ltd, 2016 CanLII 61672 (NB LA) Arbitrator Doucet addresses the emerging topic of managing medical marijuana in the workplace, combined with searches of personal employee property.

October 25, 2016

Employee’s Failure to Disclose Medical Marijuana Use a Factor in Establishing Just Cause for Dismissal

A recent labour arbitration decision out of Newfoundland and Labrador considers the obligation of employees to disclose medical marijuana use in safety-sensitive workplaces.