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Medical Marijuana in the Workplace (Tucson)

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Tucson Learning Academy

7202 E Rosewood St

Suite 200 - 1st Floor

Tucson, AZ 85710

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Medical Marijuana and the workplace is often a topic that comes up with employers today. Join us for an informative discussion on what you need to know with the current laws and what employers should and should not do when faced with the Medical Marijuana Card and a prospective or current employees.

You will walk away from this discussion with in-depth information on the following topics:

  • Arizona Medical Marijuana Act
  • Employer rights with Medical Marijuana
  • Safety Sensitive Positions
  • Recent cases Arizona can learn from

Target Audience: CFOs, CEOs, Risk Managers and HR Directors

Feature Speaker: Thom K. Cope - Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, PC

Thom Cope is a Partner who practices in the firm’s Employment and Labor Section. Thom is licensed to practice in Nebraska, California and Arizona. He has served as a judge in the area of public employment law and is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and Southwest Super Lawyers. He is the author of The Executive Guide to Employment Practices, and the 2013 Supplement on The Age Discrimination in Employment Act for the Arizona Employment Law Handbook. In 2014 he published How Not to be a Stupid Manager.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Syracuse University with Honors, and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law. He has been practicing law since 1972. For twenty years, Thom was the Managing Partner of his firm, Polsky, Cope, Shiffermiller, in Lincoln, Nebraska. He has been in-house counsel to companies in San Francisco and New York City. He was a Judge of the Nebraska Court of Industrial Relations for six years and was the Presiding Judge for two years.

Thom has tried over 80 jury trials to verdict, in all areas of Employment Law, Wage & Hour, and National Labor Relations Board matters. Additionally, he is a Mediator/Trainer for the Arizona Civil Rights Division of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. As a lecturer, Thom teaches Business Law, The U.S. Constitution and Organizational Ethics at the University of Phoenix and was an Adjunct Professor in Labor Law at Pima Community College. He is a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, and was recently inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Thom is on the Executive Council of the State ADR section and currently serves as the newsletter editor.

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