Alcohol and Drug Use in the Workplace: What You Need to Know
Live Webinar: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central / 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern
WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Learn the legal boundaries of testing for drugs and alcohol for potential and current employees in this engaging one-hour webinar.
The question of whether employers can require employees and prospective employees to submit to drug and alcohol testing has continued to evolve. Employers can address substance use and abuse in the workplace by implementing policies, testing, offering counseling, and educating employees. However, it is important for employers to know that they are implementing policies in accordance with state and federal law.
In this webinar, we'll explore questions such as whether employers have to accommodate medical marijuana users, what kind of drug and alcohol policies, and many others.
Join us for this one-hour webinar covering:
- Accommodating medical marijuana users – do employers have to?
- Absenteeism and extra sick leave
- Theft and increased turnover
- Injuries and accident rates
- Drug testing considerations for current and prospective employees
- Firing and disciplining medical marijuana users – current legal perspectives
- Creating drug and alcohol policies that leave no room for interpretation
About Your Presenter:
Evans Harrison Hackett PLLC
Maury Nicely is a member of Evans Harrison Hackett, PLLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of employment litigation, labor law, and general business litigation. He has addressed issues pertaining to all areas of labor and employment law in order to assist clients in preparing and maintaining employee records, making proactive decisions to prevent workplace issues from arising, and addressing formal complaints if and when they arise. Mr. Nicely is a member of the American, Tennessee, Chattanooga, and Federal bar associations, as well as the State Bar of Georgia. He is admitted to practice in Georgia and Tennessee State and Federal courts. Mr. Nicely earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law. (Chattanooga location)