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    April Luncheon ~ Marijuana & Drug Testing

    Date: April 17, 2018, 11:30am
    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cheyenne Southwest/Downtown Area
    $20 Members, $25.00 Non-Members Program only $10.00
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    Marijuana & Drug Testing

    Marijuana’s legalization and growth has led to various challenges for employers including updating their drug policies and determining when it’s appropriate to send employees for drug testing  This presentation will help attendees prepare for and address an employee’s use of marijuana by discussing developing trends and recent court decisions surrounding state and federal marijuana laws.

    Presenter: Franchesca Lata, Attorney

    Franchesca Lata received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, San Diego.  She received her law degree from the University of Colorado. After graduating law school, Franchesca represented plaintiffs in employment-law actions.  In 2015, she joined Employers Council, which is a not-for-profit employer’s association that provides assistance to employers in the areas of human resources, labor and employment law, compensation and benefit data, and related training.  Franchesca regularly counsels employers in all areas of employment law compliance and has advocated on their behalf before a variety of state and federal agencies.  Franchesca has taught classes on many employment law topics, and given presentations on Marijuana in the Workplace, Legal & Legislative Updates, and Social Media.  Franchesca is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Wyoming.  She also serves as Professional Development Co-Chair for the Northern Colorado Human Resource Association.

    ​Lunch will be served:  ​Taco Bar: Choice of chicken or beef. Includes sour cream, guacamole, salsa, cheese, lettuce, tomato and soft and/or hard shells.


    Please RSVP HERE

    This program has been approved for 1 HRCI and 1 SHRM credit hour.

    RSVPs MUST be received by 12 PM (Noon) on Friday, March 16th, 2018 - RSVPs received after that date and time will incur a $5.00 late fee

    Please Note: FHRA is required to pay for "No Shows" or late cancellations so please be responsible; late cancellations are considered to be after 5:00 pm the Friday before the event.


    • Members, please bring your business card to enter the free lunch drawing!

    • There will be an opportunity to support the SHRM Foundation.  Bring cash to participate in fun drawings.

    • If you have a nametag, please wear it to the meeting!

    Please RSVP HERE