May 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mark Allen or Lisa Barela

Instructor:  Mark Allen, Loss Prevention Attorney

Certificates will be provided.

Target Audience: Supervisors, Managers, and HR professionals.

Description: This class will provide a basic understanding of the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988; federal drug & alcohol testing laws applicable to counties; constitutional protections for public employees; marijuana legalization implications; testing under the ADA, FMLA, PEBA, and Workers Compensation.  It will also address the following questions:

Which county employees are required by law to be tested?

Can a county test all employees?

What is a safety-sensitive employee and why does it matter?

Is a county required to have a written testing policy before testing?

Can a county have one testing policy that covers everyone?

What county employees can be subject to random testing?

What is the standard for ‘reasonable suspicion” testing?

Can a county require testing after every vehicle accident regardless of the severity or reasonable suspicion of impairment?

Does a county have to bargain with the union(s) before implementing testing mandated by federal law?

Can county employees with medical marijuana cards be tested?

What employment protections are afforded marijuana users?

Please register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iAdUiCIPS2-tyBO0lwt05A