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The Impact of Legalized Marijuana on New York State Employers
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
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The Impact of Legalized Marijuana on New York State Employers

 Legalized recreational marijuana in New York State will have a significant impact on employers, their drug-free workplace policies, and their drug testing practices. Associate Attorney, Theresa Rusnak, of Bond, Schoeneck and King will discuss best practices, as well as strategies for updating your workplace policies to comply with the law. 


April 15, 2021

Program: 9 - 10 am

Location: Zoom

About Our Presenter: Theresa Rusnak, Associate, Bond, Schoeneck and King


Theresa is a labor and employment adviser representing employers across New York State. She values her relationships with clients, and uses her experience to enable employers to meet their business goals, while also crafting solutions to avoid potential legal problems.

Theresa works with employers of various sizes to help meet their legal needs, and has represented employers in federal and state court lawsuits, as well as before administrative agencies such as the Division of Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and the National Labor Relations Board. 

In addition to her representation of clients in lawsuits and administrative complaints, Theresa also enjoys working with employers on preventative legal compliance. In this area, she routinely drafts employee handbooks, employment agreements and restrictive covenant agreements. She also provides advice on a variety of state and federal employment laws, such as the New York Human Rights Law, New York Paid Sick Leave, New York Paid Family Leave, Title VII, the Equal Pay Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act.  

This program is pending approval for 1 Professional Development Credits (PDCs)
through HRCI


Member = $25
Non-Member = $35


Contact: Please email [email protected] with any questions. Thank you!