• Thursday, Sept. 28
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  • 10:00 PT

Sex, Drugs, Videos: Surviving in the Modern Office Environment

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Tackle workplace issues involving office relationships, drugs and protecting privacy in a world of increased security

In this 75-minute interactive online training, you will learn about:

  • Handling workplace relationships with ease by setting guidelines and parameters employees must follow

  • The legality of marijuana use in several states can affect your ability to hire and fire — stay on top of the laws to avoid lawsuits

  • Keeping employees safe while balancing security concerns with protecting employee privacy

Develop policies to keep you out of court

HR departments are tasked with handling the trickiest of workplace scenarios — protecting your company and employees by developing policies to prevent legal action. Learn how to tackle office relationships, handle legal and illegal drug use, and balance security with personal privacy.

Learn what to do when office romance ends in heartache — and how to protect your employees from the possible fallout. Set guidelines for supervisor/non-supervisor relationships and learn why supervisor/subordinate relationships are a bad idea.

With marijuana being legal in multiple states, its use and testing for it, can affect a company’s ability to hire and fire. Learn the variety of situations that could arise in your workplace, and how to handle each.

And when it comes to security cameras and video, learn how to balance the safety of your employees with their privacy. Discover what notices are required and how to handle the incriminating evidence.

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Agenda for Sex, Drugs, Videos: Surviving in the Modern Office Environment

  • Legal issues surrounding workplace relationships — supervisor vs. non-supervisor, and what happens when things get ugly
  • Setting workplace romance guidelines and love-contract considerations
  • Use of legal drugs and testing in the workplace — when to test in a variety of scenarios
  • What to do when an employee appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • How to handle drug testing when mandatory, random or based on “reasonable suspicion”
  • Factoring in time off for substance-abuse treatment and issues to be aware of
  • Security cameras — where can they be used, notice required and saving the evidence

Interactive Q&A time included

No workplace scenario is too crazy — Jon will offer guidance for a variety of scenarios involving office romance, drug testing and employee privacy.

Jonathan Fraser Light, managing attorney at LightGabler, has more than forty years of experience in handling employment law issues. He and his legal team offer employment counsel and training programs to companies of all sizes to reduce liability and protect against lawsuits.

Jonathan Fraser Light
Jonathan Fraser Light Attorney and speaker
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Professional Certification Credit Hours Included With This Webinar

Business Management Daily is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

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