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Dancing with Mary Jane: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Dancing with Mary Jane:
Medical Marijuana in the Workplace 

When: TBA

Price: $149 (includes a copy of the recording)     Accommodating employee medical needs is a confusing process for many employers. Modifying policies and procedures regarding drug testing and reasonable job accommodations is a potentially slippery slope on both sides of the argument. Why you ask? Medical Marijuana. Marijuana may be the most commonly used drug in the world. The collision between many state laws and federal law over the legal use of marijuana, also known as cannabis, is often a source of heated discussion between employers and employees. While marijuana remains a federally classified Schedule I drug, many state laws allow the use of medical or even recreational marijuana. Medical marijuana employment law is an ever-changing topic employers must be willing to consider carefully. In this webinar we will uncover what rights employers have regarding drug testing and the enforcement of drug-free workplace policies when federal and state employment laws collide. Tune in to learn the details regarding:

  • Handling conflicts between state and federal marijuana laws
  • Marijuana and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Enforcing drug-free workplace policies
  • Employment law regarding drug testing
  • How to initiate the ADA’s “interactive process”
  • OSHA regulations employers must remember
  • Your liability as an HR professional

 

With over half of the United States providing for some form of legal use of marijuana, employers struggle to understand whether to discharge and employee for a positive marijuana drug test or accommodate the worker under the ADA. Join us and learn what recent court cases have determined as you build policies and procedures in your organization. Who will benefit: Employers, HR managers, Supervisors, Managers, Safety compliance officers and anyone else concerned with employment law administration. Prerequisites: none HRCI: Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1   Specified Credit Hours: HR (General) SHRM: 1 CEUs: .10 Contact Hours: 1.0

A link to the webinar will be sent to you in an email. All attendees will receive a copy of the recording. If you cannot attend, register and pay the $149 fee and a copy of the recording will be sent to you after the air date.

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