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FREE webinar: Navigating a Remote-Working World: Productivity, Confidentiality and Substance Use

Date: June 17, 2021
Location: Online

Registration for this webinar has now closed.

Thank you sponsor:
Blue J Legal
CPD hours
Practice Level (Hover mouse over icon for details)
1.0 Senior Level   Expert Level


Bettina Xue Griffin, Blue J Legal
Andrew Monkhouse, Monkhouse Law
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted Canadians’ mental and physical health. Over the past year, Canadians have struggled to adjust to the new “normal” which, for millions of Canadians, includes working from home.

Throughout provincial lockdowns and restrictions, employers have been learning to navigate the new remote working environments including managing productivity among employees as well as managing substance use and confidentiality laws.

During this webinar, an employment lawyers from leading Canadian employment & labour law firms will discuss the employer’s duty manage productivity levels and potential substance use at home, while abiding by confidentiality laws for employees working from home.

In this presentation, you will learn:
  • The state of the law surrounding an employer’s right to perform drug and alcohol testing when employees are working from home
  • The state of the law surrounding an employees confidentiality when working from home
  • Influential factors that HR professionals should know when dealing with drug and alcohol testing
  • How AI-powered platform can assist HR professionals in navigating complex drug and alcohol testing
Who should attend: HR professionals / in-house counsel
Format: Live Online - Zoom Webinar
All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session. Please check your junk/spam folder if it has not come through to your in-box.
9:30 - 10:30 am - Pacific Time - Vancouver

Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to pd@cphrbc.ca.
Note: If you have not received your login access information the day prior to the webinar date, or for inquiries regarding online workshops, please email or call 604.684.7228.

About the presenters:
Bettina Xue Griffin Bettina Xue Griffin is a legal research associate at Blue J Legal. She has experience in commercial litigation and applies her practice expertise to develop machine-learning software on topics such as US and Canadian federal tax law and Canadian employment law.
Andrew Monkhouse Andrew Monkhouse has worked tirelessly for clients in Civil Litigation specializing in Employment, Human Rights, and Disability Insurance Law. Prior to founding Monkhouse Law, Andrew worked for Canada’s largest labour and employment firm and for the government of Canada. He has proudly advised and represented employees, as well as employers.
This webinar is complimentary to all CPHR BC & Yukon members. Register early to avoid disappointment!
Registration Fees

Registration Deadline:
 JUNE 15, 2021





Fees and/or agenda are subject to change without notice.

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