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Jan. 18, 2017 Breakfast meeting on MARIJUANA, E-CIGARETTES, AND OTHER SMOKY STUFF IN THE WORKPLACE

SPEAKER:    Andrew J. Hoag, Fisher & PHillips, LLP

California employers are starting to confront more and more smoky issues in the workplace, including marijuana possession, usage, medical-marijuana prescriptions as well as issues surrounding e-cigarettes and other smoky stuff.

Join us for an update on the current legal landscape and tips about how employers should address these issues:

  • the changing legal landscape of marijuana
  • employment policies about marijuana usage
  • practices related to drug testing
  • medical marijuana cards and prescriptive use
  • California’s Proposition 64 and recreational use of marijuana
  • e-cigarettes, regulation in and outside of the workplace
  • other prescription drug use affecting workers and the workplace
  • drinking at the workplace or affecting the workplace
  • dress code and grooming standards for employees
  • addressing workplace gossip and cooler talk
  • and more ….

Event registration at door from 7:30 am - 8:00 am.  Early Bird online discount from $40.00 to $30.00 until 5:00 pm on January 13, 2017.

 

About our speaker: Andrew J. Hoag is a management-side labor-and-employment attorney at Fisher & Phillips LLP’s Los Angeles office where he specializes in counseling businesses on their daily employment-law needs.  Andrew’s practice also includes defending sexual harassment, race discrimination, age discrimination, and disability discrimination matters, as well as wage-and-hour collective actions, class actions, and PAGA representative matters. Andrew regularly defends matters brought before entities such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, and state courts, federal courts, and arbitral forums.  Andrew speaks on employment-law issues throughout the Country and has authored academic and practitioner-oriented articles on California employment law. The Wall Street Journal Morning Risk Report and The Hill recently quoted Andrew on a seminal opinion of U. S. Supreme Court on employment law.  Andrew graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University, where he was an All-American collegiate debater. He earned his M.P.A. and J.D. from the University of Southern California.

 

The East Ventura County Employer Advisory Council (EAC) is composed of employer volunteers representing a cross-section of business and industry.  The EAC was developed to promote a stronger partnership between the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and the business community.  Its commitment is to assist employers in conducting their business more effectively and efficiently, to provide information on employment-related issues, and to enhance the communication between EDD and the private sector.  This presentation is provided for educational and informational purposes only; it does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California EDD or by the East Ventura County EAC.  Aside from staff designated to represent EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the materials provided during this event.

 

EDD, an equal opportunity employer/program, is a partner in this event.  Special requests for accommodation need to be made two weeks prior to the event by emailing info@eastventuraeac.org

 

 

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January 18, 2017
8:00 am - 9:15 am

Address:
LOS ROBLES GREENS GOLF COURSE BANQUET ROOM
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