Drugs and the Workplace
Wednesday, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Across the country, states are enacting marijuana decriminalization and legalization legislation that is changing the legal picture of recreational drug usage. Companies must be prepared with appropriate drug testing policies to ensure regulatory compliance and employee safety and productivity. IFDA’s counsel Littler will brief you on the latest policymaking and how to effectively engage employees about a drug-free workplace.
Speaker: Jennifer Znosko, Shareholder, Littler
Living Through a Department of Labor Audit
Wednesday, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced plans to increase audits specifically across the distribution and warehousing industries. When they come calling, it’s important to be ready to answer with the right records, representatives, and response strategy. This session’s speakers, all veterans of DOL audits, will guide you through a recent audit case study to show what works, what’s ineffective, and how your everyday approach to personnel policy will dictate your preparedness when the feds arrive at your doorstep.
Speaker: Gary Matson, Chief People Officer, Prime Source Foods
OSHA Enforcement Update
Thursday, 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
How will new priorities and a greater emphasis on enforcement from the Biden Administration’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) affect your company? What has changed about their approach to workplace inspections? In this session, we’ll discuss inspections, enforcement, OSHA’s new Heat Illness National Emphasis Program, and pandemic guidance, cutting through the jargon to convey the regulatory impact on our industry and how to best prepare for an inspection.
Speaker: Aaron R. Gelb, Partner, Conn Maciel Carey