Canna-business as Usual? A Guide to Approaching Marijuana in the Workplace

Webinar (ET)

Nathaniel M. Glasser and Steven M. Swirsky, Members of the Firm, co-present "Canna-business as Usual? A Guide to Approaching Marijuana in the Workplace," a webinar hosted by Lawline.

Learning objectives that will be the focus of this webinar include:

  • Review the various protections provided by state legalization laws, including decriminalization, nondiscrimination, and accommodation
  • Identify current federal enforcement priorities under the Controlled Substances Act and current proposals in Congress to change the federal law
  • Discuss the effect of state legalization laws on drug-free workplace policies, DOT regulations, federal contracting requirements, and similar employer obligations
  • Explore whether employers must accommodate an employee’s use of medical (or even recreational) marijuana
  • Know how to respond to increasing numbers of pre-employment and on-the-job positive test results for marijuana
  • Recognize elevated hazards presented by marijuana use by employees required to operate motor vehicles or engage in safety-sensitive tasks
  • Examine employer obligations to bargain with employees’ union representatives concerning drug policies and discipline relating to marijuana usage
  • Propose strategies for dealing with inherent conflicts in state and federal law

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