Marijuana accessibility is increasing. Social stigma is decreasing. Legalization for recreational use is a political promise with potential multi-billion dollar implications. As employers work to cope with this new reality, many questions come up. While implementation will lag behind legalization, it is important to start pro-actively addressing this issue now.
These are some of the questions that will be addressed in this session:
What do you do if an employee comes to work with a prescription?
Do you have to accommodate all medical marijuana users?
Human Rights/Privacy vs Safety – which trumps?
Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in 2017
What are the implications for employers of recreational marijuana users:
at the workplace?
at work functions?
Is your workplace ready?
what role does your Drug & Alcohol Policy/Fitness for Duty Policy play?
how important is supervisor/manager training and employee awareness of expectations?