Up In Smoke – Understanding the Federal and State Protections and Laws Regarding Marijuana Use
More and more states have taken affirmative steps to protect both medical and recreational marijuana use. But where do federal laws stand on the issues? This webinar will focus on state and federal laws regarding use of marijuana (both medical and recreational), key issues in handling drug testing policies and employee use of marijuana, as well proper handling of requests for use of marijuana under the Americans with Disabilities act as a reasonable accommodation. Professionals will also learn the dangers that can be caused by failing to document the interactive process when employee’s request a marijuana related accommodation, and best practices to limit liability when things don’t go as planned.
- Summary of current marijuana laws
- Federal laws regarding marijuana use
- Understanding importance of interactive process
- Case law update on important cases with impact on marijuana use
- Effective use of interactive process and identifying best practices and policies
Marty Heller is Of Counsel with the firm’s Atlanta office. Marty represents public and private employers on a national, regional, and local basis in all aspects of employment litigation, including wage and hour claims, employment discrimination claims, family and medical leave claims, and employment based contractual disputes. Marty also devotes much of his practice to providing general counseling and employment advice to employers on their day-to-day employment issues, and on the implementation... View Full Profile
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