Drugs in the Workplace 5.23.18
As of January 2018, marijuana is now legal for recreational use in California. As an employer, will this be the biggest of your concerns? This roundtable will provide attendees with tips on how to recognize drug use; drug testing laws and how they will apply to the workplace as well as best practices to follow so that your policies with respect to applicants and employees are up to date.
Facilitated by: Barbara Elliott
Barbara‘s expertise focuses on the prevention and resolution of the #1 basis of employment discrimination complaints in California: physical and mental disability. Barbara has provided disability management services, including facilitation of the interactive process and reasonable accommodations, for over 30 years as a consultant and manager at companies including Qualcomm, Sempra, San Diego City and County School Districts, Solar Turbines, hospitals, manufacturing plants, and many others. She supports employers of all sizes in the effective management of both workers’ compensation and non-occupational based illness, injuries, and absence management concerns. Barbara is highly effective at developing and implementing Integrated Disability Management programs designed to meet the specific needs of an employer while facilitating ease of administration and maintaining compliance with the ever-evolving mandated leave of absence and return to work laws. Barbara has an MA in Counseling from Oakland University.
Barbara teaches seminars and professional courses pertaining to the various aspects of compliance with mandated leaves and required return to work practices. She provides attendees with practical hands-on tools and guidance that works.
Barbara’s focus is to do well by doing right – to support and assist employers in fulfilling legal obligations while keeping their business on track; and to enable individual employees to navigate what is often a challenging times due to illness or injury. She’s dedicated to resolving complex disability, leave of absence, and return to work situations while keeping her commitment to the highest level of integrity, openness, and long-term relationships.
This event has been pre-approved by HRCI for 1.5 California HR Credit toward PHR and SPHR.