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Employment Laws: Understanding Your Rights and Obligations as a Cannabis Employer

June 16, 2020 Webinar
Cannabis Industry Education Series

Farella's Cannabis Industry Education Series features Rebecca Stephens discussing "Employment Laws: Understanding Your Rights and Obligations as a Cannabis Employer."

Cannabis businesses are subject to both state and federal employment laws and regulations. The past few months have brought a landslide of new legislation, guidance, and orders from our federal, state and local governments that are heavily impacting the workplace. This webinar covers a brief overview of what cannabis businesses should know to avoid litigation risks and:

  • Employee Privacy and Medical Issues
  • Remote Workforce
  • Furloughs, Layoffs, Hours Reductions
  • New Federal Paid Leave

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