We invite you to join us as we discuss the provisions of Connecticut’s new adult-use cannabis law relevant to employers, including: what is allowed, what employers can prohibit, when can employers test for marijuana, and what disciplinary action employers can take against employees. Speakers will identify difficult situations employers may confront with the legalization of adult-use cannabis in the state and provide insight on how to address those situations.  This informational session will also cover important changes to the law on smoking in the workplace.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 12:00 PM  – 1:00 PM EDT
WHERE: Webinar
REGISTER HERE

TOPICS:

  • What Connecticut’s new law does and does not allow
  • Heightened restrictions on smoking in the workplace
  • Can you allow cannabis in the workplace? Should you?

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York CLE Board for up to 1.0 credit hour in Professional Practice and is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys.  Newly admitted attorneys can earn credit for this program in any approved format.  Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approves or accredits CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of Shipman & Goodwin that this activity qualifies for one hour toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including zero hour(s) of ethics/professionalism, but is subject to change based on actual instruction/attendance time.

We reserve the right to register only clients and prospective clients of the firm.

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Photo of Kevin M. Roy Kevin M. Roy

Kevin represents public sector clients with respect to the full complement of labor and employment matters, including contract negotiations, interest arbitration, contract administration issues, grievance arbitration cases, prohibited practice proceedings, administrative appeals of decisions of the State Board of Labor Relations filed in…

Kevin represents public sector clients with respect to the full complement of labor and employment matters, including contract negotiations, interest arbitration, contract administration issues, grievance arbitration cases, prohibited practice proceedings, administrative appeals of decisions of the State Board of Labor Relations filed in Superior Court, and applications to vacate arbitration awards filed in Superior Court.

Photo of Sarah A. Westby Sarah A. Westby

Sarah is Co-Chair of Shipman’s Cannabis Team and a member of our Employment and Labor Practice Group. She counsels clients on a wide variety of employment matters, including discrimination, medical leave, sexual harassment, compensation, termination, severance, vaccination and COVID-19 protocols, and workplace safety. …

Sarah is Co-Chair of Shipman’s Cannabis Team and a member of our Employment and Labor Practice Group. She counsels clients on a wide variety of employment matters, including discrimination, medical leave, sexual harassment, compensation, termination, severance, vaccination and COVID-19 protocols, and workplace safety. Sarah advises on formation and management of a cannabis business, interpretation of state and federal cannabis laws, social equity qualifications and partnerships, business-related disputes, employment matters and contracts.