Legalization of Marijuana – HR/Employment Seminar – September 13, 2018 – Michelle Cook Posted onNovember 27, 2018August 28, 2020/ Devry Smith Frank LLP At Devry Smith Frank LLP‘s Human Resource and Employment Seminar, Toronto Student-at-Law Michelle Cook discussed the topic of the Legalization of Marijuana in Canada and the Latest Developments and Impact on the Workplace. Michelle Cook is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Toronto and La Cité. At Osgoode, Michelle finished in the top 8% of her class and obtained a specialization in labour and employment law. Michelle is one of the first students in all of Canada to have a marijuana law designation on her transcript. Her work has been published in numerous national law journals, including the Alberta Law Review. Topics covered include during the seminar includes: The Impact of a Sale of a Business on Employees No More Age Discrimination in Employee Benefit Plans: Talos v. Grand Erie District School Board (2018) Increased General Damages Awards at the Human Rights Tribunal in the #MeToo Era Legalization of Marijuana – Latest Developments and Impact on the Workplace Recent Trends in Immigration Processing, Including the Impact of Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana This is a great overview for HR Professionals and employers. Devry Smith Frank LLP has produced a series of videos to assist HR professionals and HR departments. To view other Ontario employment law videos and videos for other practice areas, please visit our media page. We have three locations to serve you: Toronto, Barrie & Whitby For further information, visit our blogs page or kindly contact one of our lawyers directly.