Effect of the Marijuana Laws in the Workplace - Mary Jane Brought Pot Brownies!

Instructor: Deirdre Kamber Todd
Product ID: 703764
  • Duration: 60 Min

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More than fifteen states have passed medical marijuana laws, and more are on the way. Even if your state does not have current marijuana legislation, a clear understanding of the present status of marijuana and medical marijuana under the federal and state laws is essential. This course will offer participants a broad overview of the proposed regulatory model for medical marijuana laws and drug testing policies, using case laws to illustrate the same.

Course "Effect of the Marijuana Laws in the Workplace - Mary Jane Brought Pot Brownies!" has been pre-approved by HRCI as eligible for 1 credits towards a participant's recertification upon full completion.
“The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program”.

Why Should You Attend:

In stark contrast to the “Just Say No” 1980’s, the past two years has seen an explosion of medical marijuana legislation. Now, more than fifteen states have legislation or proposed legislation to legalize the use of this Class 1 banned drug. With a variety of laws addressing disabilities, illnesses and medication effects, it is critical for employers in all states to understand the impact of medically prescribed marijuana on not only drug testing policies, but also on medical effects under the ADA.

This webinar will discuss marijuana legalization in the United States, and detail its history and evolution with relevant case studies, illustrated by employment law expert Deirdre Kamber.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • The history of, and discussion about, marijuana legalization in the United States
  • The proposed regulatory model for medical marijuana laws
  • Marijuana and drug testing policies
  • Medical marijuana and the ADA
  • Case law and case studies
  • Best practices

Who Will Benefit:

  • HR Directors
  • Business Directors
  • Compliance Officers
  • Employee Relations Professionals
  • Employment Managers/Specialists

Instructor Profile:

Deirdre Kamber Todd, Esq., is a partner with The Kamber Law Group, P.C., a next-generation law firm located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. With fifteen years’ experience, Ms. Kamber focuses her practice on labor and employment law, social media and technology law, HIPAA, and business law. Specific areas of her employment law practice include discrimination, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, business contracts, unemployment compensation, LGBT issues, labor disputes, FMLA, military leave, social media litigation, information privacy and technology, agency compliance, and medical record privacy. Her clients include companies, non-profits, governmental entities, and individuals. Her work includes consultative and legal services, from outsourced HR and social media services to hearings, litigation, and appellate work. Ms. Kamber also regularly provides training and education for companies and individuals. She is licensed to practice in New York, Pennsylvania, and in the U.S. Supreme Court; she is also an acknowledged expert witness for social media and networking.

Ms. Kamber is the recipient of a number of awards and recognitions: she was selected as one of the “Top 20 Under 40” by the Pennsylvania Business Journal; she has received the Ethics Award from the New York State Bar Association; she is the recipient of a grant from the Public Justice Foundation for her pro bono work on HIV/AIDS, and she was recently nominated as one of the Top Twenty-Five Women of Influence in the Lehigh Valley.

Aside from her legal practice, Ms. Kamber serves as the president and diversity chair for Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Lehigh Valley. She is currently an adjunct professor at DeSales University, instructing students in the MBA program in both HR and healthcare concentrations.

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