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Legal Lunch n’ Learn: Medical Marijuana-You and Your Employees

November 6, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Arizona Builders Alliance Office - Suite 144
1661 N Swan Rd #144
Tucson, AZ 85712

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Legal Lunch n’ Learn
Medical Marijuana: 
You and Your Employees

November 6, 2018, 11:30am-1pm

ABA & AGC Members $35
Non-Members $70

In this seminar you will learn what you can do when an employee test positive for Marijuana. You will learn about classifying certain jobs as “safety sensitive,” which will help you with employees who test positive for marijuana and have cards. You will learn what to do if you think an employee is “impaired” at work.

Topics Include:
What are your rights as an Employer?
What are your employees’ rights?
What is impairment under the law?
What is a safety sensitive position?
Can you fire someone who tests positive and has a Medical  Marijuana Card?

Instructor: Thom Cope is a Partner at Mesch, Clark & Rothschild PC who practices in the firm’s Employment and Labor Section. He has served as a judge in the area of public employment law and is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and Southwest Super Lawyers. He is the author of The Executive Guide to Employment Practices, and the 2013 Supplement on The Age Discrimination in Employment Act for the Arizona Employment Law Handbook. In 2014 he published How Not to be a Stupid Manager.

Thom has tried over 80 jury trials to verdict, in all areas of Employment Law, Wage & Hour, and National Labor Relations Board matters. Additionally, he is a Mediator/Trainer for the Arizona Civil Rights Division of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. As a lecturer, Thom teaches Business Law, The U.S. Constitution and Organizational Ethics at the University of Phoenix and was an Adjunct Professor in Labor Law at Pima Community College. He is a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, and was recently inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates.

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