December 03, 2019

Everything You Wanted to Know About Drug and Alcohol Testing but Were Afraid to Ask



As more and more states trend toward legalizing marijuana and CBD products, how can employers comply without their policies going up in smoke? Join Gregory Abrams and Angela Johnson as they break down the process of crafting legally compliant and defensible drug and alcohol testing policies and procedures. By the webinar's end, you will be able to:

  • Describe the key components of these policies and procedures.
  • Identify reasonable suspicion of impairment.
  • Discuss the impact of the legalization of cannabis on the workplace.
  • Explain how to address a variety of scenarios that arise from a positive test result.
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 Drug and Alcohol Testing Procedures and Policies

  • The How, What and When of Defensible Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • The Spectrum of Laws Which Govern Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
  • Reasonable Suspicion of Impairment and How to Recognize It

The Legalization of Cannabis

  • What to Do When a Job Candidate Tests Positive for Marijuana, in a State Where Marijuana and/or CBD Is Lawful
  • How to Handle Requests to Accommodate Marijuana (and Other Drugs) Used for Medical Reasons
  • Maintaining a Drug Free Workplace Policy in a Marijuana State

Drug Testing Challenges

  • Example Scenarios – What to Do If
  • Best Practices for Handling the Unexpected
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