Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation

Overview

Today, marijuana use has employers balancing state laws against federal anti-drug policies, as well as against employees’ rights and maintaining a safe and drug-free workplace. And although case law, legislation, and court rulings generally support employers’ rights to keep marijuana out of the workplace with certain limits, the critical question of whether to use marijuana as a form of treatment in workers’ compensation claims remains a debatable issue fraught with confusion.

In this whitepaper we will look at:

  • Trends and challenges your employer clients are up against regarding marijuana in the workplace as they navigate drug testing.
  • Job safety as it related to marijuana use.
  • Compliance with evolving federal and state laws to ensure a productive and safe workplace.