With marijuana now slowly being legalized in more states, employers should now become aware of their rights and obligations about marijuana in the workplace.
Here are four things they need to bear in mind:
1 — Employers have the option to implement drug-free workplace policies.
In most states where recreational or medical marijuana has been approved, zero-tolerance policies are explicitly allowed. Therefore, every employer must make sure that they have established a drug-free workplace policy. For their protection, they should communicate the policies to all workers and direct employees to sign a form acknowledging their receipt of the same. [Read more at TestCountry.com]