Williams Lake: North Central Labour Council Workshop May 12

The North CentralLabour Council, is offering a workshop on Drug and Alcohol Absenteeism,Saturday May 12, 2012 from 9:30 am ... 2:00 pm (lunch will be provided),at the United Steelworkers' office in Williams Lake, 124C North 2nd,Avenue.

The workshop isdesigned for activists, stewards, and union representatives.

The Drug andAlcohol Absenteeism workshop will cover the fundamentals of the lawsurrounding absenteeism, with particular focus on the special circumstances ofaddicted workers.  In addition, it willtouch on leading case law with respect to the distinction between culpable andnon culpable absenteeism, therequirements to establish a prima facie case of fitness for work andtypes of evidence the employer may use to rebut the presumption of fitness.

 Registration form

HSA members attending this workshop can apply for the Madden Education Fund.