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Policies and Procedures of Vaping Within the Workplace

OnDemand Webinar (98 minutes)

Avoid potential discrimination lawsuits by understanding the federal and state laws regarding vaping in the workplace.Vaping has become a popular topic of many conversations over the past few years, and has become a popular habit. With similarities to smoking, many employers are left wondering what policies and procedures to implement within the workplace to either prevent vaping altogether at the workplace, or to provide reasonable accommodations to those who partake in the habit of vaping. This topic will help educate employers and employees to federal and state laws regarding vaping which have been put in place, and how to properly implement policies and procedures regarding vaping in the workplace. This matter will further educate the ability to prevent lawsuits of discrimination on the basis of preventing someone from being allowed to vape within the workplace. Although discrimination within the workplace on the basis of vaping is a new subject matter, it should not be ignored. With the information presented in this topic, lawsuits can be prevented, saving employers thousands of dollars. This information is important for all employers and employees so all parties are well educated and informed.

Authors

Sarah Ryzewski, Royal, P.C.

Agenda

Introduction

• What Is Vaping?

- Different Types of Vaping

• How Does Vaping Differ From Smoking?

• Overview of Webinar

Federal and State Law Regarding Vaping

• Current Federal and State Law Regarding Smoking in the Workplace

- Current Federal Law Regarding Smoking in the Workplace

- Particular States Where Smoking Is Allowed at the Workplace

- Particular States Where Smoking Is Prohibited at the Workplace

• Current and Federal State Law Regarding Vaping

- Current Federal Law Regarding Vaping at the Workplace

- Particular States Where Vaping Is Allowed at the Workplace

- Particular States Where Vaping Is Prohibited at the Workplace

• Case Law in Reference to Vaping Within the Workplace

- Case Law in Reference to Vaping in the Workplace

- Case Law in Reference to Bans on Vaping Products

Vaping Within the Workplace

• Policies and Procedures on Vaping Within the Workplace

- How to Implement Policies and Procedures Regarding Vaping in the Workplace

- How to Create a Policy Prohibiting Vaping Within the Workplace

• Exceptions to Vaping Within the Workplace

- Vaping at Work - When Can Employees Vape and Where If Allowed

- Public Areas

- Different Companies/Job Classifications Where Vaping Should Be Allowed

• Drug Testing Within the Workplace

- Marijuana Vaping vs. Other Vaping

- Testing Positive for Marijuana

- DOT and Federal Regulations for Vaping

• How to Prevent Discrimination Within the Workplace Due to Vaping

- Is Vaping a Protected Class?

- How to Prevent Lawsuits Regarding Vaping Within the Workplace

• Staying Regulated on Vaping

- Keep up to Date on New Laws, Statutes and Cases Regarding Vaping Within the Workplace

• Bringing Awareness and Information to Employees Within the Workplace

- Provide Materials for Employees

- Provide Reference to Vaping in Employer/Employee Handbooks