Labor Law Series


The Labor Law series brings labor, management, and legal experts into a neutral space, which allows them to jointly learn about emerging workforce issues and legal developments. This series has moved online in order to continue providing education and resources to Missourians

January 13th, 11:00-12:00AM CST

Weed in the Workplace: An Employment Law Update

Missouri is setting records for marijuana sales. The number of patient approvals for medical marijuana continues to increase, and more dispensaries are opening their doors each day. With the influx of supply and demand, many employers and labor unions are jointly concerned about the legal implications of medical marijuana in the workplace. This panel will address common questions impacting Missouri employers and employees and will provide practical tips and real-life examples. Join Lauren Sobaski, JD, and Sherrie Hall, JD, to get answers to the following:

  • Implications of changing drug and alcohol testing policy
  • Legal and practical implications of testing for marijuana: the who, when, and why
  • Is marijuana a prescription?
  • Do certain job positions require drug testing?
  • Does marijuana use impact workers’ compensation benefits?
  • How to respond if an employee or applicant voluntarily discloses their marijuana use

Cost: Free

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