Canadian HR Podcasts

Join host Jeffrey R. Smith as he looks into the most interesting, innovative and controversial topics in human resources


Episode 1: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace:
We hear from a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace - she talks honestly about how it impacted her, and how her employer responded. (Hint: It didn't do well.) Then, lawyer Laura Williams of Williams HR Law walks employers through the legal ramifications. Finally, Lisa McFarland of Williams HR Consulting offers up the perspective of a human resources professional in light of the #MeToo movement.


Episode 2: Cannabis in the Workplace:
Brian Johnston, a partner and employment law expert with Stewart McKelvey in Halifax, discusses the impending legalization of cannabis in Canada. He touches on topics including zero tolerance, testing and what policies employers should and shouldn't consider when it comes to marijuana.