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    Legalized Marijuana: How is an Employer to Respond?

    Date: June 9, 2015, 11:15am – 1:00pm
    Southwest Washington SHRM
    Royal Oaks Country Club
    8917 NE Fourth Plain Blvd.
    Vancouver, WA 98662
    Event Type:
    Vancouver Luncheon
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    Legalizing recreational marijuana changes the game for employers in Oregon and Washington... Or does it? Attorney Chrys Martin and Pamela Mack of Occuscreen will walk you through creating you policy, choosing your screening process and how to respond to a positive test. 

    You will learn:
        Exactly what the law means and doesn’t mean for employers
        Five steps to developing and administering policy on drug testing, given the legalization of pot
        Options for drug testing based on your policy
        Traps to watch out for in a positive test or possession by an employee
        Options for employers to consider

    Attorney Chrys Martin, a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, has been litigating employment cases and advising employers for over 34 years on HR best practices, developing and administering HR policies including drug testing. 

    Pamela Mack is an owner of Occuscreen, a Vancouver-based employment screening firm providing nationwide drug screening and criminal background services since 1991

    1.0 Hour of HRCI General HR Credit is pending approved. 

    1 PDC.  Southwest Washington SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.