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Marijuana & the Workplace: What Every Employer should know

In this webinar, the Speaker will give an overview of changing laws that affect the workplace, describing what this means for employers and share successful, strategic drug & alcohol policy tips that will increase employer protections and productivity. This webinar will also examine the actual way in which marijuana control works.

Duration:
60 Minutes
Access:
6 months
Webinar Id:
703301
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$195. One Participant
$395. Group Attendees

Group Attendees: Any number of participants

Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)

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Overview:

Jo will educate the audience on trending cannabis use to help them understand how contemporary products may impact the employee.

She will give an overview of changing laws that affect the workplace, describing what this means for employers and share successful, strategic drug & alcohol policy tips that will increase employer protections & productivity.

Finally, Jo will explain how drug testing for marijuana REALLY works, while addressing the question of impairment, offering insights into how this issue can be managed.

Why should you Attend: Contemporary cannabis products, consumption methods and outcomes are quite different than most people expect. And what you think you know about good workplace policies is probably out-of-date or based on false information.

Learn the do's, don't, myths and facts! Jo has addressed this topic for over 10 years in her native Colorado and around the world as a leading expert.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • What is trending in contemporary marijuana use
  • How new products change our understanding of employee behaviors
  • What is changing in laws pertaining to the workplace
  • How drug testing for marijuana actually works vs. what we think we know
  • Best practices for workplace policies & keeping people at work

Who Will Benefit:
  • HR Professionals
  • Small Business Owners
  • Safety & Compliance Professionals
  • Job-site Managers having direct oversight of employees
  • Designated Employer Representatives who manage workplace drug testing
Instructor:

Jo McGuire is as an advocate, speaker and writer for safe and drug-free workplaces, families and communities. As the Executive Director of the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association, Jo manages the national & international membership of those in the drug and alcohol testing industry with a heavy emphasis on employees assigned to safety-sensitive duties, best practices for a workplace drug testing program and quality training programs for those who perform drug collections. Jo was appointed as a member of the Taxation, Banking & Civil Law workgroup for the Colorado Governor's Task Force to regulate Amendment 64 in Colorado due to her expertise and experience with policies for medical marijuana and the workplace.

She has also represented her industry at the United Nations, the first Latin-American Safe and Drug-Free Workplace Congress and as an advocate for employer’s rights in Washington D.C.


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