Speaker, Gibbons Sixth Annual Employment & Labor Law Conference, "The Opioid Epidemic and an Employer's Legal Response," West Orange, NJ
March 8, 2017 | 12:30 PM EST
The country’s current opioid epidemic has permeated the workplace and poses a unique challenge for employers. Not only does prescription drug abuse have a devastating impact on the individual, but it can also translate to significant human and financial costs for a business. This discussion will provide background on the prevalence of addiction and future trends, address the opioid epidemic’s impact on the workplace, examine potential employer responses from a legal and compliance standpoint, and offer practical insight into managing employees suffering from addiction.