Tracy A. Armstrong to Serve as Panelist at NJICLE 2019 Labor and Employment Law Forum

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 3:15 PM

New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Wilentz shareholder Tracy A. Armstrong will serve as a panelist at the NJICLE Labor and Employment Law Forum presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Section and the NJSBA Senior Lawyers Special Committee. The forum provides practical insights on recent developments and trends, as well as the ongoing evolution of employment law. Ms. Armstrong and the other panelists will be discussing “I need a Bong on My Break: Cutting Edge Issues Regarding Marijuana, Opioids, and Other Substance Use Issues in the Workplace”, an overview of recent developments in the area, workplace accidents, impacts on hiring, and performance issues stemming from unknown underlying addiction. Ms. Armstrong will be discussing privacy considerations, disability accommodations, internal assistance programs and leave for treatment.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.8 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 1.2 hours of credit qualify for ethics/professionalism and 6.8 hours of credit qualify toward certification in civil trial law.

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