Policies and Procedure

The legalization of recreational marijuana doesn’t translate into a free-for-all in the workplace

By Monty Verlint and Rhonda B. Levy


Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act (the Act), will come into force on Oct. 17, 2018, creating a legal framework for the recreational use of marijuana.

 Preparing for the legalization of recreational cannabis

By Kym Fawcett


With the pending legalization of recreational cannabis across Canada coming in October, employers are thinking about the impact this could have on their workplace.

Promotions without a raise can still be motivating

By Koula Vasilopoulos



One of your top performers has filled the same role for several years and gives their all every day.

What employers and employees need to know

By Aviva B. Abraham


Once recreational marijuana becomes legal this fall, a major increase in marijuana consumption is expected.

What really needs to be included?

By Patrizia Piccolo

Each time an employer considers putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, as the case may be) to draft an employment contract, the potential for costly errors exists. However, if proper forethought is given to the essential terms of the contract, then mistakes can be avoided, money can be saved and heartburn can be escaped.

What to do if your employee is “one of them”

By Stuart Rudner and Brittany Taylor

It is hard to believe that in 2017, an article discussing the rights of employers who learn that their employees are spending their off-duty hours at neo-Nazi rallies and demonstrations would be considered timely and relevant. Unfortunately, the reality is that recent events in the United States involving demonstrations by