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Andrea Kirshenbaum Presents on Employment Law Challenges Associated with Drugs and Alcohol on PBI's 2020 Employment Law Institute Webcast on July 22

On July 22, 2020, Andrea M. Kirshenbaum co-presented, "Managing Employment Challenges in an Age of Opioid, CBDs, Medical Marijuana, Drugs & Alcohol," on the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's (PBI) 2020 Employment Law Institute webcast. She co-presented with Abigail L. Flitter of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Mandy C. Rosenblum of the Law Offices of Mandy C. Rosenblum.

The presenters examined the employment law challenges associated with drug and alcohol use and abuse and provide practical advice on mitigating the risk of disability discrimination claims, managing FMLA leave, and supporting employee recovery. They also discussed how to talk to employees about suspected drug abuse and the importance of tailoring employer responses based on business needs, the law, and the individual’s circumstances.