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Nov
27
Course: Accommodating Alcohol & Drug Addictions and Medical Marijuana at Work
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Hosted by the Vancouver and District Labour Council. This course will review how alcohol and drug addictions have been accommodated at work and the challenges that these accommodation pose for the employer, union, and worker. It will then examine issues that have arisen as a result of recent changes to the legal regime surrounding the use of medical marijuana in the workplace. For more information, click here.

Dates:
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 to Thursday, November 28, 2019
Time(s):
9:30 am 4:00 pm
Location:
Maritime Labour Centre, 111 Victoria Drive
Nov
28
Course: Privacy Rights in the Workplace
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This course uses case law reviews to examine the privacy rights of employees in the workplace, the limits on employer interference with those rights, and the possible remedies for impermissible interference with those rights. Areas covered will include workplace surveillance, employer monitoring of computer use, internet and emails, permissible employee use of electronic communications and equipment at work, the perils and pitfalls of social networking, restrictions on access to medical information and drug testing and monitoring. The course will also discuss Supreme Court of Canada decisions on drug testing and publicizing personal information on the internet. Click here for more information.

Date:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Time:
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location:
Maritime Labour Centre, 111 Victoria Drive
Nov
29
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
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The International Day of Solidarity traditionally provides an opportunity for the international community to focus its attention on the fact that the question of Palestine remains unresolved and that the Palestinian people have yet to attain their inalienable rights as defined by the General Assembly, namely, the right to self-determination without external interference, the right to national independence and sovereignty, and the right to return to their homes and property, from which they have been displaced. To find out more, click here.

Date:
Friday, November 29, 2019
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Dec
01
World AIDS Day
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World AIDS Day is celebrated around the world on December 1st each year. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories, such as increased access to treatment and prevention services. Click here to find out more.

Date:
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Dec
01
Hotel Workers March!
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Vancouver’s hotel workers are fighting for respect and a better future in the hospitality industry! March with hotel workers on Sunday, December 1!

Meet at 5:00 pm outside of Pinnacle Hotel (1133 W. Hastings St., W. Hastings at Thurlow) and join the march through the streets of downtown Vancouver to the Hotel Georgia. Click here to find out more.

Date:
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time:
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location:
Pinnacle Hotel (1133 W. Hastings St., Vancouver)