Leah Schatz to Present at Canadian Teachers’ Federation Western Staff Conference

Lawyer Leah Schatz will give a presentation on developing effective workplace cannabis policies at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation Western Staff Conference in Saskatoon on January 28.

Leah will discuss the challenges associated with existing cannabis testing methods, and look at when random, reasonable-cause and pre-employment testing will be legally permitted.

The Western Staff Conference takes place at the Radisson Hotel Saskatoon from January 27 to 30. The annual event is attended by the senior leadership of teacher associations from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon, and rotates between provinces each year.

About Leah Schatz

A partner in the MLT Aikins Saskatoon office, Leah practises primarily in labour and employment law, advising clients on workplace legal issues, collective bargaining, occupational health and safety, human rights legislation and workplace investigations. She appears regularly before administrative boards and tribunals, including the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board and the Canada Industrial Relations Board, and has appeared before all levels of court in Saskatchewan, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.