Marijuana and Opioids in the Workplace: Employment Law Guidance on Addressing Substance Abuse Webinar

Wednesday, May 22
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Despite striving to maintain drug-free workplaces, many employers are increasingly facing substance abuse issues in their workforces.  This webinar will focus on strategies to prevent and address substance abuse impacting the workplace.  Join us for guidance on substance abuse policies, performance and attendance issues, and navigating the legal parameters of what you can and can’t do to address substance abuse at work. 

What you’ll learn:

  • Legal Parameters Concerning Marijuana and Prescription Drugs Affecting the Workplace
  • Effective Strategies for Addressing Substance Abuse
  • Guidance on Disciplinary Action for Poor Performers Affected by Substance Abuse

Presenter: Selena Smith, Davis Grimm Payne & Marra

Selena Selena Smith is a shareholder with the law firm Davis Grimm Payne & Marra.  She has several years of experience representing employers in labor and employment law matters, including with respect to discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour compliance, FMLA, ADA, employee relations, and related matters.  Ms. Smith also has extensive experience representing and advising employers in traditional labor law matters, including collective bargaining, unfair labor practice and representation proceedings, labor arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, and strike preparation.
Ms. Smith offers a proactive approach with her clients, providing day-to-day advice, training, and guidance concerning handbooks and labor agreements.  In addition, Ms. Smith represents employers in litigation before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.  Ms. Smith combines her knowledge and experience in labor and employment law with strategic advice to fit her clients’ unique needs.