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Although cannabis remains illegal under federal law, the legalization of cannabis on the state-level has left employers feeling uncertain of how to tailor their workplace policies and procedures to fit the changing landscape.
Join Heather Bailey and Michael Wong on Thursday, February 20 at 12:00 PM CT for the latest installment of our Labor & Employment Quarterly Series. They will do a deep dive into the cannabis laws and what employers should do to diminish their legal risks to protect their workforce. Specific topics include:
What makes a good drug policy?
Defining reasonable suspicion in the workplace
Drug testing best practices
Does your locale prohibit pre-employment drug testing for cannabis?
How to handle safety-sensitive positions and testing for cannabis
Who should attend? HR professionals, managers, and business owners
Join Suzanne Newcomb on Thursday, August 16 at noon ET as she discusses the nuts and bolts of conducting effective internal investigations and examines the legal, ethical, and privilege issues that surround them. A thorough investigation is often the backbone of an employer’s defense to employment-related legal claims. In some cases, a prompt and effective investigation can resolve the underlying problem entirely, preventing a lawsuit from ever being filed.
Specifically, she will highlight:
Confidentiality and privilege concerns
Dealing with reluctant witnesses
Proper documentation of investigatory interviews and other facts
Methods of communicating investigation findings
Closing the investigation
Who should attend? HR professionals, managers, business owners, and in-house counsel
Join Jon Hoag and Mike Wong on Wednesday, June 13 at 12:00 PM CT for the latest installment of our Labor & Employment Quarterly Series. Jon and Mike will teach employers how to effectively hire the right person and minimize threats of litigation.
Specific topics covered include:
Avoid job posting and employment application pitfalls
Effective and legal interviewing techniques
Legal landmines associated with pre-employment screening/background checks
The job offer and related legal documentation
On-boarding to increase employee retention and reduce exposure to employment lawsuits
Who should attend? HR professionals, managers, and business owners. We hope you can join us!
Join Eric Fogel and Beverly Alfon on Wednesday, February 21 at 12:00 PM CT for the latest installment of our Labor & Employment Quarterly Series. The board of directors helps develop the strategic vision and management of a business. These corporate governance directives are necessary, but can lead to unintended consequences for HR. Eric and Beverly will discuss real life situations where directives from the board room landed squarely on the shoulders of HR and how those HR teams were the hero or the failure of those situations.