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Walking the Tightrope: Behavioral Health Employers and Cannabis

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free – $65

Learn How to Walk the Tightrope: Manage Cannabis Use by Staff and Clients

Presenter: Andrée Peart Laney, Esq., Legal Advisor, Compliance and Training, Employers Association of New Jersey

 Andrée Peart Laney previously served as a Senior Trial Attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) where she litigated employment discrimination cases in federal court. As an EEOC judge, she conducted hearings and resolved discrimination charges brought by federal employees against all federal agencies. Andrée also served as Employment Counsel/Labor Relations Director for the City of New York, where she counseled management on employee-relations issues. She has also served as counsel of several major law firms in the New York Metropolitan area. In her current role, Andrée provides on-site compliance training and teaches human resources law courses. 

Topics to Be Covered:

  • Overview of the law
  • How employers need to comply with laws concerning employees’ use of medicinal marijuana
  • Guidance for providers about having some clients using medicinal marijuana while others are working toward abstinence/recovery
  • Recommendations based on similar laws and cases
  • Scenarios to disabuse employers of notions, such as the misbelief that employees can be immediately terminated or denied employment in all situations of testing positive for marijuana

Cost: Free for members of NJAMHAA; $65 per person for others

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walking-the-tightrope-behavioral-health-employers-and-cannabis-tickets-810755520587?aff=oddtdtcreator

Details

Date:
March 4
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free – $65
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walking-the-tightrope-behavioral-health-employers-and-cannabis-tickets-810755520587?aff=oddtdtcreator

Organizer

NJAMHAA
Phone:
609-838-5488
Email:
info@njamhaa.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Virtual