This webinar will discuss what employers need to do to ensure a safe productive workforce, what they can and cannot do with respect to employees holding prescriptions for medical marijuana. How ADA/ADAAA plays a role in it. what are the rights of employers.
Why you should Attend
The line between legal and illicit drug use, particularly when marijuana is involved has become increasingly blurry. Employers in locations with medical marijuana laws who wish to ensure a safe productive workforce need to know what they can and cannot do, what they must and need not do with respect to employees holding prescriptions for medical marijuana.
Are they covered under the ADA/ADAAA? If so, once again, what are - and aren't - you obligated to do? Taking proactive steps to learn your rights and responsibilities before a question arises is the smart thing to do. This webinar will help you do exactly that.
Areas Covered in the Session
- State Medical Marijuana Laws
- Conflicting Federal laws
- Discussion of some State/Local Laws
- Inquiring about legal drug use
- Alcohol, Drugs and Disabilities
- Fitness for Duty and the Direct Threat
- Workplace policies
- Case examples, case studies
Who Will Benefit
- HR Managers
- HR Directors
- Direct Supervisors
- Senior Managers
- Safety Officers
- Risk Managers
- Office Managers
- Business Owners
Janette Levey Frisch founder of The EmpLAWyerologist Firm, is an employment/HR attorney with over 20 years legal experience. Ms. Frisch is a legal wellness professional for employment practices and workforce challenges. She works with employers to craft solid employment practices wellness plans tailored to address a company’s needs and concerns. Ms. Frisch offers consultations and legal services on virtually all federal and NJ and NY state employment law issues.