Virginia Workplace Marijuana Laws and Navigating Human Rights Policy Changes

September 17, 2021


8:30-10 a.m. (ET)

Please join McGuireWoods lawyers John Thomas and Daniel Masakayan and the Northern Virginia Society for Human Resource Management for a discussion about the workplace effect of Virginia’s new cannabis laws and recent changes to the Virginia Human Rights Act.


Virginia’s New Marijuana Laws:

  • Accommodating medical marijuana used for a disability
  • Addressing off-duty, recreational use of marijuana, now legal under state law
  • Responding to new employment protections for using cannabis oil

The Virginia Human Rights Act:

  • Understanding recent changes to the Virginia Human Rights Act and other state laws
  • Amending company procedures to provide new notices under the disability and pregnancy laws
  • The intersection of the new disability laws under the Virginia Human Rights Act and the Virginians with Disabilities Act
  • Preparing for and responding to discrimination and retaliation claims under the new state laws

1.5 HRCI and SHRM credits are pending.

For more information contact Nicole Falkenburry.

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