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Conn Maciel Carey is a boutique law firm focused on Labor & Employment, Workplace Safety, and Litigation. The clients we serve — from multi-national organizations to individuals — seek us out for strategic guidance ranging from day-to-day employment counseling to managing government regulatory investigations to leading complex litigation. What sets us apart is our special emphasis on workplace challenges, our creativity in crafting positive solutions, and our passion for serving our clients' interests.

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Upcoming Webinars:

OSHA's Personal Protective Equipment Standards - Top 5 Reasons to Get it Right and Top 5 Employer Mistakes

Presented by Micah Smith, Aaron Gelband Dan Deacon on June 16th at 1pm ET regarding:

 

Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) is an essential aspect of every safety and health program, helping to safeguard employees from a variety of workplace hazards. Its importance has been especially highlighted during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Given the important role that PPE plays, OSHA requires employers to assess their workplaces to determine whether hazards exist necessitating PPE and, if so, to select appropriate PPE, train employees how to properly use it and ensure that it is actually being worn. Failing to do this can lead to avoidable injuries, illnesses, and even fatalities. But with such vague and broadly stated requirements, many employers struggle to conduct compliant hazard assessments, understand when PPE is required, select the appropriate PPE, and even identify who is responsible for providing PPE in the first place.


During this webinar, participants will learn about:

  • 5 reasons employers should prioritize complying with OSHA’s PPE requirements

  • 5 common PPE-related mistakes employers make

  • PPE issues implicated by COVID-19 in the workplace

  • Steps employers can take to mitigate PPE-related hazards and violations

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Withdrawal Liability and Pensions

Presented by Mark M. Trapp on June 24th at 1pm ET:

 

This webinar will address the significant challenges faced by companies participating in multiemployer plans. Specifically, it will help unionized employers understand and analyze what is often the most critical challenge facing their business – multiemployer pension withdrawal liability.

Participants will learn about the following:

 

  • Specific strategies to address this issue

  • The latest developments in litigating withdrawal liability assessments, including the determining the highest contribution rate and calculating the credit for a prior partial withdrawal

  • Current legislative environment for multiemployer pension plans and issues

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The State of the Law Regarding Marijuana and Drug Testing

Presented by Jordan B. Schwartz and Daniel C. Deacon on July 15th at 1pm ET / 10am PT regarding:

 

For better or for worse, America is going green and its acceptance of marijuana is increasing rapidly. However, new regulatory developments regarding medical and recreational marijuana have created a host of compliance concerns for employers. While marijuana is still illegal under federal law, 33 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation giving medical marijuana usage the green light. Eleven states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana. And, several states have enacted laws making the possession of small amounts of the drug a civil, not criminal, offense.

During this webinar, participants will learn about:

  • The changing legal landscape regarding medical and recreational marijuana in states around the country and the District of Columbia

  • How state marijuana laws affect your federal compliance obligations under the DOT and other agencies

  • Which state laws provide explicitly for employee non-discrimination protections

  • Whether medical marijuana usage may qualify as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act or state disability discrimination laws

  • How to address off-duty use of marijuana in states where it is legal

  • Effective solutions to drug test for marijuana and drafting drug testing policies

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