This webinar will discuss what employers need to do to ensure a safe productive workforce, what they can and can not do with respect to employees holding prescriptions for medical marijuana. How ADA/ADAAA plays a role in it. what are the rights of employers.
Course "Medical Marijuana in the Workplace" has been pre-approved by HRCI as eligible for 1.5 Credits towards a participant's recertification upon full completion.
“The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program”.
Why Should You 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 Webinar:
- 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
Janette Levey Frisch,
The EmpLAWyerologist Firm/Attorney
Janette is an attorney with more than 20 years legal experience. Janette is the founder of The EmpLAWyerologist Firm. Janette works with employers on most employment law issues, acting as the Employer's Legal Wellness Professional - to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs. Janette authors the firm's weekly blog and has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer.
Janette has also spoken and trained on topics, such as Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process, Joint Employment, Severance Arrangements, Pre-Employment Screening among many, many others. Janette is licensed in New Jersey and New York. In addition, Janette serves as a Legal Wellness Professional to employers outside New Jersey and New York on almost all federal employment law issues, to enable employees to address workplace challenges before they escalate to litigation or costly audits. Janette is also a contributor to the recently released book, "Hiring Greatness: How to Recruit Your Dream Team and Crush the Competition", published by John Wiley and Sons, and authored by David E. Perry and Mark J. Haluska.