Nearly 3 years into legalization, employers are still trying to figure out how to mitigate the risk of workplace impairment
Recreational cannabis use across Canada became legal on Oct. 17, 2018. Legalization has allowed many to avail themselves of the mental and physical health benefits of consuming cannabis without fear of being criminally stigmatized. However, this has increased the concern for employers that employees might be impaired at work and increase the risk of workplace accidents. Employment lawyer Rishi Bandhu discusses the winding legal path of workplace drug testing and possible alternatives for employers to reduce the risk of workplace impairment.
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