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Red Deer, Lacombe Chamber offer businesses a lesson in marijuana in the workplace

Legalizing recreational marijuana has created a lot of uncertainty and concerns for Red Deer businesses. To alleviate some of that concern, the Red Deer and District, and Lacombe and District Chambers of Commerce will offer a workshop on marijuana in the workplace. “Part of the concern is the unknown factor,” said Robin Bobocel, Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce CEO. “The...

Fitness for Duty Policy

  Hines Health Services has renamed their Alcohol & Drug Policy; it will now be referred to as Fitness for Duty Policy. Why? Employees have a responsibility to be fit for duty, irrespective of what the cause of impairment is, whether it be alcohol, drugs, or anything else, such as fatigue. With a more positive connotation than the previous Alcohol & Drug Policy term,...

Hines Health Services Presenting Sponsor of the Santas Anonymous Holiday Cookbook, in partnership with Country 93.3 and Your McMurray Magazine.

Hines Health Services is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the first ever Santas Anonymous Holiday Cookbook, in partnership with Country 93.3 and Your McMurray Magazine. This cookbook features recipes and stories from local personalities as well as the history of our local Santas Anonymous. All proceeds will go to support the 2017 Santas Anonymous campaign and be available for...

Kristi Pinkney-Hines Named One of Your McMurray Magazine’s Top 50 Under 50

Kristi is another born-and-bred, loud-and-proud Fort McMurray resident. Her company, Hines Health Services, is an award-winning company providing occupational health consulting, and testing for industry in the community. In addition, it has taken one of the area’s weaknesses and turned it into a corporate strength. Recognizing the talent pool in the community is unable to work conventional hours, Hines hires professional...

Bill C-45: What This Legislation Means for Employers

Employers will still have the right to set rules for non-medical use of marijuana in the workplace in much the same way that employers currently set rules for use of alcohol. Employers may still prohibit the use of marijuana at work or during working hours and may also prohibit employees from attending work while impaired, subject to human rights considerations. Workplace rules...