HR Series: Drug Testing – What Every Employer Needs to Know
Michigan Urgent Care and Occupational Health is pleased to announced that it will both sponsor and headline the inaugural HR Series hosted by the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce.
On September 12, 11:30-1 p.m., at Ciao Amici’s Italian Restaurant, Michigan Urgent Care Occupational Health Services Director Lori Barresi will discuss drug testing in the workplace and what employers need to consider. With medical marijuana legal in the state of Michigan and a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana on the November 6, 2018 ballot, Lori will discuss how these current and proposed laws affect employers and their responsibility to maintain a safe workplace. In addition, Lori will cover the effect the opioid crisis has had on the workplace, types of drug testing and the human resource policies, such as reasonable suspicion testing, companies need to consider to protect their business and employees.
Advanced Registration for the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural HR Series event is open and available on its website. The cost is $25 for chamber members and $35 for non-members and includes lunch. All business in Brighton and Southeast Michigan business are welcome to attend.
Lori Schuck Barresi has worked in the field of occupational health since 1987. She is an expert on drug/alcohol testing, the Drug-Free Workplace and the Department of Transportation Controlled Substances Guidelines. Lori was a Sales & Operations Director for several occupational health systems until 2002 when she opened a drug test review company which served businesses, manufacturers and transportation in the contiguous 48 states. While operating her successful third-party administration company, she was a sought after consultant and trainer for issues related to the use and abuse of drug and alcohol in the workplace. Lori now serves as Director of Occupational Health for all eight Michigan Urgent Care and Occupational Health clinics.