2017 CUPE Scholarship
- 19 Dec
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Radisson Hotel, 405, 20th Street East, Saskatoon
Dr. Perry Sirota, Workplace Psychologist
Kevin Wilson, MLT Aikins, Employer Counsel
Lisa Olson, HR Director, Saskatoon Police Services
Legalized marijuana, both for medical and recreational use, is coming soon to a workplace near you. In the absence of an accepted impairment test for marijuana equivalent to the .08 breathalyzer standard for alcohol, employers and unions will be entering uncharted territory. Marijuana may show up in a urine or blood sample weeks after ingestion and its presence does not necessarily indicate impairment. How will employer policies reflect the legalization of marijuana? What are the responsibilities of unions in balancing the off-duty rights of their members with helping to ensure safe workplaces?
CUPE National’s Leadership Survey discovered a lot of useful insights for building stronger union locals. Two themes in particular emerged across the board: the idea of “taking the union to the members,” and the need to talk to members in person.
The following is a revised meeting date for the next All Presidents’ Meeting hosted by CUPE Saskatchewan:
ALL PRESIDENTS’ MEETING – REVISED MEETING DATE
DATE: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
TIME: 10:30 A.M.
LOCATION: Town of Davidson Hall (Auditorium)
206 Washington Avenue
Lunch will be provided.
*Please note this is a revised meeting date (change from October 11, 2017 to the new date of November 8, 2017).
CUPE local Presidents and/or local Executive Board members are invited to attend. Agenda information will be provided closer to the meeting date.