• Dealing with Today's Hot Issues: Guns and Drugs in the Workplace

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    Name: Dealing with Today's Hot Issues: Guns and Drugs in the Workplace
    Date: May 17, 2018
    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Employers face a myriad of issues in the workplace. Two issues that that have been highlighted by recent events in the news are concerns over drug use and concerns over violence and weapons in the workplace.
    An increasing number of employees are dealing with addiction issues due to the opioid addiction crisis and employers are struggling with the complexity and fine line of competing priorities; wanting to help an employee and minimizing risk to the company.  Similarly, the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has once again highlighted the potential threat for violence and firearms in the workplace, as well as the potential of risk of not taking affirmative steps to address such risks. In addressing these issues, Mike Wong, a partner with SmithAmundsen, will go over the following: • What Employers should know about opioid addiction crises • Potential drug testing issues and laws • Update on the status of the Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Law • Workplace rules regarding firearms and weapons; Illinois’ concealed carry law • And more...
    Location:
    Family Recreation Center 
    1450 Forest Gate Rd
    Room Canterberry
    Oak Brook, IL 60523
     
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    Rachael Krekel 217-522-5512 ext. 227
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