7 Things to Know Today about Medical Marijuana
*Discuss the usage of medical marijuana in Arkansas *Understand the basic rules that are currently in place to protect employers *Understand the status of litigation that calls into question the validity of Act 593.
In this session, I will address several things, including the usage of medical marijuana in Arkansas, the basic rules that are currently in place to protect employers under Act 593 of 2017, and the status of litigation that calls into question the validity of Act 593.
Attorney at Wright Lindsey Jennings Law Firm
Stuart Jackson is one of the most highly regarded employment attorneys in Arkansas, whose focus as of late has been on managing medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace, assisting clients with compliance issues surrounding the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, and defending collective and class actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Arkansas Minimum Wage Act. Practicing in the employment law field for more than thirty years, Stuart also advises employers on day-to-day compliance with the various civil rights laws, develops personnel policies and handbooks, and crafts employment and severance agreements. Stuart is recognized by Chambers USA, Mid-South Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America©, having been named Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year” in Little Rock four times in the last five years in various employment law categories. He is a frequent speaker and writer on employment law topics for HR-focused groups around the state.