Alcohol and Drugs in the Canadian Workplace – An Employer's Guide to the Law, Prevention, and Management of Substance Abuse, 2nd Edition

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433486695


As author Norm Keith states in the introduction to the latest edition of Alcohol and Drugs in the Canadian Workplace, the "most current and reliable statistics available on the use and misuse of alcohol and drugs by Canadians are alarmingly high," and yet there is no legislative framework in place to govern employers' rights and obligations in this area. This volume is therefore a particularly valuable resource as it serves as a practical guide to the development, implementation and enforcement of alcohol and drug policies for clients or employers seeking to control employee substance abuse in the workplace.

Useful guidance
Alcohol and Drugs in the Canadian Workplace, 2nd Edition offers an easy-to-read overview of the case law related to this area and provides useful advice for employers about drug and alcohol testing and policies. In particular, this book includes:

Written in an accessible, easy-to-understand way, Alcohol and Drugs in the Canadian Workplace, 2nd Edition is the ideal reference manual for both legal and non-legal professionals.

New in This Edition
This volume has been updated to include:

Essential reading
Alcohol and Drugs in the Canadian Workplace, 2nd Edition would be particularly valuable to:

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Alcohol and Drugs in the Canadian Workplace
Chapter 2: The Impact of Alcohol and Drugs on Workers
Chapter 3: Overview of Workplace Legal Issues
Chapter 4: Occupational Health & Safety Law and Substance Abuse
Chapter 5: Human Rights Legislation and the Duty to Accommodate
Chapter 6: Entrop v. Imperial Oil Limited: Fact and Fiction
Chapter 7: The TD Bank case and the Post Entrop Human Rights Jurisprudence
Chapter 8: The Arbitral Jurisprudence on Alcohol and Drug Policies
Chapter 9: U.S. Legislation, Regulations, and Cross Border Issues
Chapter 10: Development of an Alcohol and Drug Policy and Program
Chapter 11: Implementing and Enforcing an Alcohol and Drug Policy
Chapter 12: Case for Legal Reform in Canada

Norm Keith, B.A., J.D., LL.M., CRSP

Norm Keith, B.A., J.D., LL.M., CRSP is a partner in the Toronto office of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP where he practises as an employment, regulatory and white collar compliance lawyer who specializes in occupational health and safety, environmental, insider trading, foreign corrupt practices, fiduciary duty, wrongful dismissal, and workers' compensation litigation. During his career, he has appeared as counsel at all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has successfully defended over 1,000 charges under regulatory and criminal statutes and regulations. Mr. Keith has written numerous articles, is an accomplished speaker and has authored many books, including Corporate Crime and Accountability in Canada, Workplace Health & Safety Crimes, Insider Trading in Canada and Canadian Anti-Corruption Law and Compliance – all published by LexisNexis Canada – as well as Canadian Health and Safety Law.

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