How Marijuana Legalization Impacts Home Health Agencies’ Employment Policies - On-Demand

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How Marijuana Legalization Impacts Home Health Agencies’ Employment Policies - On-Demand

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How Marijuana Legalization Impacts Home Health Agencies’ Employment Policies

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Presented on:
Thursday, July 16, 2019 

Presented by: Miranda Watkins, Attorney at Law

During this 90-minute webinar, attorney Miranda Watkins will walk agencies through the many issues at play regarding marijuana legalization and its effect on employment. Watkins will provide an overview of the current political, legislative, and judicial situation around marijuana legalization efforts. To protect against potential liability, she’ll provide practical tips for agencies and explain the nuances they should consider when crafting employee policies and procedures.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the different elements of marijuana legalization that impact agency hiring, firing, and other employment policies and procedures
  • Explain the political, legislative, and judicial climate surrounding marijuana legalization and how it applies to agency employment practices


  • Current state of marijuana legalization in the political, legislative, and judicial arenas, and how agencies and employers are affected
  • Potential trend toward antidiscrimination laws associated with marijuana use
  • What needs to be considered when crafting drug policies and procedures in order to protect against potential liability
  • Types of positions and rules that may apply regarding marijuana use
  • Practical tips for agencies on how to move forward
  • Live Q&A


  • 10 things to watch with marijuana legalization and agency policies, procedures

Who Should Listen?

  • Private duty and Medicare-certified home health agency owners
  • Administrators
  • Human resources staff

Meet the Speaker

Miranda WatkinsMiranda Watkins is an attorney with Fisher Phillips in the firm's San Diego office. She counsels businesses of all sizes on their day-to-day labor and employment issues, offering preventive advice and tools to protect employers. She also litigates cases on a variety of issues, including disability discrimination claims, leaves of absence, wage-and-hour claims, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She represents employers across a range of industries—including Medicare-certified home health and private duty care—in all areas of labor and employment law. Before joining Fisher Phillips, Watkins worked as an associate attorney for a national law firm, where she focused on employment and general civil litigation matters. 


Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $249 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $249 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email if you have questions.