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Webinar: The Rise of Opioids, Legal Marijuana and Other Drugs in the Workplace: the Laws and Policies that Will Protect Your Company
May 22 at 8:00 am
Wednesday, May 22nd
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
As the laws change around the use of medical marijuana and the nation continues to deal with the opioid crisis many questions regarding the use of drugs arise. One such question is, “How do we navigate drug use in the workplace?” Drug use in the workplace can be present in multiple scenarios ranging from prescription use to substance abuse and each scenario must be dealt with differently and specific to each case. In a comprehensive (and complimentary) breakfast workshop, the experienced Labor and Employment attorneys of Offit Kurman will discuss the precarious circumstances and how you can properly mitigate risk to your business and employees in regards to drugs in the workplace and drug testing.
Topics to be covered include:
- Proper procedures for drug testing
- Medical marijuana and the rights of both your employee and company
- The effects of substance abuse on the business
Being aware of how drug use can permeate the workplace is crucial and knowing how to navigate that situation delicately is imperative to the success and safety of both your business and employees.
Theodora Stringham assists individuals, businesses, and organizations with growing successfully while minimizing liability. Focusing on real estate and personnel needs, Ms. Stringham executes sustainable plans for real estate development and employee matters. She provides comprehensive representation for everyday growth issues, including, but not limited to, re-zonings, site plan approvals, eminent domain/valuation concerns, employment discrimination, and disciplinary issues. Ms. Stringham’s scope of representation ranges from identifying potential liability and providing counseling/trainings, all the way through representation at trial.
James ("Jef") Edward Fagan, III is a seasoned litigator and counselor with over twenty-five years of experience as a practicing attorney. He has represented both small and large companies and has spent one half of his career as in-house counsel to two large governmental entities. He brings a mature and measured approach to legal matters, and his primary objective is the prompt and efficient resolution of disputes and legal concerns. Jef’s core practice areas are labor and employment, commercial litigation, government contracts and education law.
Theodore P. Stein’s practice focuses on the defense of fiduciaries in a variety of contexts: In the employee benefits field, he defends employers who serve as Plan Administrators, individual Trustees of employer-sponsored pension and welfare plans and service providers of group benefit plans. Mr. Stein assists businesses, non-profits and their sponsored pension and health/welfare plans with compliance issues and litigation problems arising under ERISA, the federal regulatory statute for group benefit plans.