Fingernail, a keratinized protein like hair, is emerging as a popular specimen type for drug and alcohol testing.
Just as physical injury or illness can prevent an employee from working a particular job that they previously excelled at, so too can psychiatric issues obstruct the normal process of working.
A lot can be involved in a WCB decision and employers need to be confident it’s been made appropriately. What happens when a decision puts you in a tough spot?
There are three things employers need to ask about when considering an Independent Medical Examination. Make sure you don’t miss any of these!
When an employee’s injured, the last thing you want is to drag out an expensive return to work process — but nor do you want an injured employee back too soon. What you do need are answers around their ability to work.
What affect on insurance liability will autonomous cars integrated with smart cities have?
How should employers approach the question of marijuana use in the workplace? What about medical marijuana? And what do you do when it’s all getting out of hand?
Suncor confirmed that it has made an agreement with the union representing its Fort McMurray employees (Unifor) that allows it to proceed with random alcohol and drug testing for all safety-sensitive positions.
Accidents have gone up with speed limits in B.C. How does that affect motor vehicle insurers?
How will legalized cannabis affect auto insurance rates in Canada? Accidents have tended to increase where cannabis has been legalized in the US, and rates will increase in areas with accidents.