The Countdown to Legalization: Marijuana and labour/employment law

In the second video of this series, labour and employer lawyers Lior Samfiru, partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, and Lorenzo Lisi, partner at Aird & Berlis LLP,



  • Cannabis Impairment & Workplace Safety

    Cannabis Impairment & Workplace Safety

    With medical cannabis use increasing over 140% between 2015 and 2016 in Canada and recreational use now permissible by law, individuals who consume cannabis are and will continue to be a part of our society including our workplaces.
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  • Suncor, union agree to random drug testing

    Suncor, union agree to random drug testing

    The internal email went out Nov. 29, 2018 — Suncor announced it had reached a settlement with Unifor Local 707A regarding alcohol and drug testing for workers in safety-sensitive positions.
  • Accommodation after legalization

    Accommodation after legalization

    It’s now a few months into the era of legal cannabis in Canada. It’s still too early in the game to see what some of the effects might be – including for employers concerned with both employee impairment and use of medical marijuana.