The recent legalization of recreational marijuana for people over the age of 21 in New York poses unique risks to construction companies. Contractors must now balance jobsite safety with workers’ legal rights, while adhering to customer requirements and managing risk. The law specifies what employers can and cannot do with respect to employee marijuana use.
To help members understand the law and protect their company, Construction Exchange is hosting a panel discussion by attorneys from Hurwitz & Fine covering:
1. An overview of the law
2. Employment issues
3. Safety, risk and liability aspects of marijuana use in construction