Marijuana in the Workplace

Roseburg Chamber of Commerce holds luncheon to discuss drug testing policies, and what they can do to determine impairment.

Posted: Mon Mar 12 18:03:10 PDT 2018
Updated: Mon Mar 12 18:03:11 PDT 2018

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kezi.com. reporting in eugene, bryan anderson, kezi 9 news. ever since oregon legalized marijuana -- some employers have been working to find ways to maintain drug-free workplaces -- and make sure new and future employees understand drug policies. kezi 9 news reporter tyler jones is live in roseburg to show us how some local employers are handling it.. in tonight's managing marijuana. tyler? matt the roseburg chamber of commerce held a luncheon about managing marijuana in the workplace today. they offered chamber members some insight on how their policies could be more beneficial to them and their employees. at roseburg forest products.. ashley anderson says they have a last chance agreement -- where they ask employees who may fail drug tests for the first time to be up-front with their employer. in exchange.. the employee goes through a substance abuse program before returning to work. for businesses that have a no- tolerance policy -- the law is on your side. jerry gjesvold/serenity lane, says, if you want to be zero- tolerance, have a policy statement that indicates where your position is. and, it can be justified. the oregon supreme court has said you dont have to accommodate the medical use of marijuana. :09 gjesvold also suggests employers use saliva tests alongside urine tests.... to get the most accurate results. coming up at six.. why it can be complicated to get accurate tests ... and how federal changes could change that.
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