Weed in the Workplace: The Impact of Medical and Recreational Marijuana on Employers’ Rights
The increasing number of states legalizing medical and recreational cannabis is leading to uncertainty among employers, particularly those in the energy industry employing signiﬁcant numbers of people in safety-sensitive positions. Karina Conley will be discussing this issue on the "Weed in the Workplace: The Impact of Medical and Recreational Marijuana on Employers’ Rights" panel at the 40th Annual Institute of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation in Washington D.C. on June 10, 2019.
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- Whether an employer must accommodate the use of the drug for medical purposes and whether an employer can keep marijuana on its drug testing lists.
- Status of state cannabis laws in states within the EMLF’s footprint
- Guidance for employers to address leave and accommodation issues, as well as DOT, OSHA and MSHA implication