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California's New Marijuana Law: How Does It Impact Employers?

Employers face a whole new set of challenges with the advent of legal recreational marijuana in California.

Now that it is legal, what can employers do to regulate on-duty and off-duty use of marijuana by their employees? This topic will tackle the evolving legal and scientific challenges related to drug testing, policies for on- and off-duty marijuana use, medical versus recreational use, employees in jobs that impact public health and safety, safeguards for policies that treat marijuana like prescription opiates, accommodation requirements and chronic medical conditions, and other issues. Through a detailed overview of the existing law and presentation of various alternatives for policy-making, this material will help employers to understand and avoid potential legal pitfalls, develop practical workplace solutions that take into account the realities of the labor market, and implement compliance strategies to mitigate legal risks.

Runtime: 87 minutes
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Agenda

Current State of the Law

  • California Health and Safety Code
  • Ross v. Ragingwire Telecommunications
  • Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Compassionate Use Act
  • AUMA, Recent Legislation, and Regulations

Employee Use and Drug Testing Policies

  • Off-Duty vs. On-Duty
  • Medical Use vs. Recreational Use
  • Jobs Impacting Public Health and Safety
  • Accommodation and Chronic Medical Conditions
  • Legal and Scientific Limits of Drug Testing

Policy Frameworks for Employers

  • Alcohol Model
  • Prescription Drug Model
  • Hybrid Models
  • Practical Implications and Enforceability
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This course was last revised on November 30, 2017.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5 including California 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. In addition, this program qualifies for the following specialized credit: California for 1.50 hours. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.25
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.25 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org
     

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  • Those applying for AIA and HRCI must view 100% of the program and answer the questions following the program.

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Gina M. Roccanova

Gina M. Roccanova

Meyers Nave

  • Principal at Meyers Nave and Chair of the statewide Labor and Employment Practice Group
  • More than 20 years of experience in negotiations, counseling, litigation, arbitration and training for private and public employers
  • Decade of service as a Deputy City Attorney on the Labor Team in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office provides her with special insights for handling labor and employment matters faced by government entities
  • Handles employment matters for private businesses and nonprofit entities, with particular expertise in discrimination, accommodation, leave of absence laws, wage-and-hour law, medical and recreational marijuana use issues, and NLRB enforcement in nonunionized workplaces
  • Written numerous articles on marijuana in the workplace
  • Gina can be reached at [email protected] or 510-808-2000
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Product ID: 400645
Published 2017
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