The Divisional Court of Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice recently found that an employer’s occasional leniency with regard to an employee’s terms and conditions of employment does not render those requirements unenforceable.
In Canada, employers that host holiday parties for their employees could expose themselves to significant common law liability for the actions of an employee or guest who is under the influence of alcohol or cannabis.
When Canada’s Cannabis Act and supporting regulations came into force on October 17, 2018, Canada became the first major world economy to establish a legal framework at the federal level for the adult recreational use of cannabis.
The Illinois legislature has passed amendments to the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act that may ease employer concerns about maintaining and enforcing drug-free workplace programs prohibiting marijuana use.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, and the Department of Labor will all issue regulations governing joint employment, according to the federal government’s fall regulatory agenda.