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International Public Management Association - Human Resources

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2017 WRIPMA-HR Outstanding Chapter Award

Legal Update - Marijuana Use in California – An Employer’s Guide to Rights and Obligations

01/10/2017 12:19 PM | Christopher Boucher (Administrator)

NCCIPMA-HR, in collaboration with Wiley Price & Radulovich LLP, is pleased to share the attached article outlining the impact of Proposition 64 (also known as the “Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act”) to the workplace. Click here to review the article and learn about:

  • Recreational Use of Marijuana
  • Medical Use of Marijuana
  • Employees Covered by DOT or in Safety-Sensitive Classifications
  • Federal Entities and Contractors
  • The Interactive Process Obligations under the ADA and FEHA
  • Marijuana Use or Conviction in the Recruitment and Selection Process
  • Drug-Free Workplace Policies and Procedures Updates
  • Potential Meet and Confer Obligations for Represented Employees
  • Employer Guidance & Practical Tips

In addition, a two-page resource table is provided at the end of the article to cover regulations concerning recreational and medical marijuana use at the workplace. For additional questions or information, please contact the authors Monna Radulovich at and Christopher Boucher at

Want to Learn More?

Attend the 2017 NCCIPMA-HR Annual Chapter Conference in Sonoma Valley, which features a Legal Update session on Marijuana in the Workplace on March 3, 2017. The session will be presented by attorney Kelly Tuffo from Liebert Cassidy and Rachel Shaw from Shaw HR Consulting. Please click here to access the conference website and agenda.

Due to overwhelming interest, the $299 early-bird “all inclusive” registration rate for members has been extended to January 31, 2017. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to enjoy five extraordinary programs (including our Chapter’s first one-day Labor Relations Boot Camp on Negotiations) at one low “all inclusive” price!

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On behalf of the NCCIPMA-HR Board of Directors, our best wishes to everyone for a wonderful 2017! 

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