Drug Testing: Managing the Risks of Legalized Marijuana (in Denver)
Feb 15, 2024 - 11:00 AM (MT) - Wellshire Event Center 3333 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222
Hosted by Colorado, Denver, CO
About this Event
Why Should You Attend?
This presentation will discuss recent developments in state and federal law, as well as strategies for the myriad of legal and safety risks that have emerged with the widespread legalization of marijuana.
We will discuss workplace accommodations, discrimination risks, substance abuse policies, and safety-sensitive positions.
Three Learning Objectives
*Understand the current state of the law with respect to drug testing;
*Understand current risks associated with testing due to legalization and accommodation concerns;
*Distinguish accommodation requirements and discrimination risks in light of the current state of the law.
CPE: 1 Hour
Kristin R.B. White is a partner with Fisher Phillips. Kristin counsels and defends clients in regulatory workplace safety matters, and often acts as crisis management counsel for employers across all industries. With two decades of experience, she advises employers with respect to their obligations concerning injured workers, including navigating paid sick leave, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and other employer leave obligations.
Her experience further includes counseling and defending employers against whistleblower claims, discrimination claims, wrongful termination, and general employment law claims.