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Legalization Of Marijuana -- Impact On The Washington Workplace

     

     

    Preliminary Agenda:

    • Legal status of marijuana possession, sale and use in Washington
    • Discrimination / accommodation rights of users
    • Drug testing – science and the workplace
    • Impact of DOT and other health and safety laws
    • Employer safety policies
    • Variations in the union workplace

    Steve Peltin is an attorney and Chair of the Employment and Labor Relations Practice Group at Foster Pepper PLLC in Seattle.  During his 30-year career Steve has developed a practice covering the gamut of employment and labor law. He helps employers address employee discipline and discharge, leaves of absence, discrimination and harassment claims, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, and threats of employee violence. Steve also represents employers in a wide variety of claims in court and before administrative agencies.  His practice also includes employment aspects of business matters such as mergers and acquisitions, and representation of executives and professionals in negotiating employment and separation agreements. Steve is listed among The Best Lawyers in America® for his work representing management in employment and labor law and related litigation.  Mr. Peltin obtained his J.D. from Cornell Law School, cum laude, and his B.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison, with distinction.