Cannabis 101: Cannabis and the Workplace – Realities, Rights, and Responsibilities

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Name: Cannabis 101: Cannabis and the Workplace – Realities, Rights, and Responsibilities
Date: March 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM CST
Registration: Sorry, registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

On Tuesday, March 27, there will be a full day workshop at Plaza 88 (Knight Hall), entitled Cannabis 101: Cannabis and the Workplace – Realities, Rights, and ResponsibilitiesThis will be a full-day seminar targeted at employers who are unsure of what their workplace-related rights and responsibilities will be once legal cannabis comes into effect.

Attendees in the morning session will learn from legal experts at Miller-Thomson LLP about the main provisions of Bill C-45 the Cannabis Act, as well as the rights and responsibilities of both employees and employers in the workplace. This includes information around an employer’s duty to accommodate; distinguishing between recreational and medical cannabis use; the legality of drug testing protocols in Canada and much more.
The afternoon session will feature a hands-on drug and alcohol policymaking workshop facilitated by an HR consultant. Attendees will leave with a draft policy for their own workplace. All participants will have an opportunity to ask questions of experts in the field and ensure that their businesses are prepared for the changes brought by legal cannabis.     
Confirmed Program Outline:
10:00 AM - Registration
10:15 AM - Opening remarks from SCC, WorkSafe Saskatchewan
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM - 90 min info session from speakers at Miller Thomson LLP
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch break
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM – Drug and alcohol policymaking workshop facilitated by consultants from MNP LLP followed by a brief Q&A. 
Confirmed Participants:
Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (organizer)
WorkSafe Saskatchewan (sponsor)
Miller Thomson LLP (morning information session)  
MNP LLP (afternoon drug and alcohol policymaking workshop)

Lunch is included in the Cannabis 101 session.

If you have specific dietary requests, please call 306-764-6222 before March 23rd, 2018.
Event Sponsors:
Plaza 88
Knight's Hall
Date/Time Information:
March 27, 2018
10:00am - 3:30pm
Contact Information:
$125 per person (member rate)
$175 per person (future member rate, space permitting)
Cancelations are accepted until 2 days prior to the event.
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