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Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania: What Employers Should Do Now


Date(s) - November 14th, 2017
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Center for Business Excellence

Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania: What Employers Should Do Now

Free Breakfast & Learn
November 14, 2017
7:30 am – 9:00 am

Center for Business Excellence
49 Commerce Dr.
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania: What Employers Should Do Now









Join us for a panel discussion with:

    • Debra Franklin, Esq., SPHR, Vice President, HR Solutions, Murray Securus
    • Matt Olphin, CSP, ARM, Vice President, Risk Control Services, Program Solutions, Murray Securus
    • Albert Dallao, operator of ARCpoint Labs, a local laboratory certified to test for drug impairment

Our experts will discuss the legal and practical implications of medical marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania and its impact on the workplace. They will also cover what employers can and should do to ensure a safe workplace for all employees.


      • What the new law provides regarding the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania
      • What OSHA and other federal laws say
      • How drug testing of employees will be impact pre-employment, post-incident and random drug testing
      • What employers can and should do now to ensure the workplace remains safe for everyone

Why you should attend:  As employers prepare for the reality that medical marijuana will be in the workplace, failure to understand how to properly manage the challenges may result in liability and risk of loss. This seminar will discuss the new law, practical implications for drug testing employees, and dealing with conflicting state and federal laws and regulations.

Target Audience:  This presentation is recommended for anyone with human resources and/or safety responsibilities.

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Matt Olphin:  Matt has twenty-two years of insurance industry experience since he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Safety & Hygiene Management from Millersville University. He joined Murray Securus in 1999. Matt manages the risk control department and provides risk control services to a wide range of Murray Securus clients. He holds the Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and the Health Care Safety Specialist (HCSS) designations. Matt is a Professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and Past President of the Central PA ASSE Chapter, member of the Lancaster County Industrial Safety Council, and member of the National Fire Protection Association. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Millersville University Alumni Association.

Debra Franklin:  An attorney you can talk to!  Debra Franklin is the Vice President of HR Solutions with Murray Securus, and a practicing attorney and human resources consultant with thirty years of experience servicing clients in Pennsylvania and beyond.   Deb and her staff offer coordinated HR and risk management solutions to businesses of all sizes and industries, and partner with clients to help identify, address, and manage risk to ensure that management can operate their businesses effectively and compliantly.  Deb assists businesses with employment audits, handbook revisions, policy development, strategic planning, investigations, training, and counseling along with compliant time and attendance, absence and leave management, employee benefits and litigation avoidance practices.  Deb speaks frequently throughout the region on topics pertaining to labor and employment law and practical human resource management in today’s increasingly complex legal environment.

Murray Securus is an employee owned company founded in 1930. They are the region’s largest independent insurance broker, and so much more! They offer business solutions for risk management, human resources, health benefits, third-party administration, wealth management and insurance.

ARCpoint Labs of Reading is a full service third-party provider of drug and alcohol screening solutions located In West Lawn. For over 20 years, ARCpoint Labs has been providing employers and individuals with Drug & Alcohol, DNA, Wellness, & Background Screening resources and solutions. In addition to the West Lawn location, ARCpoint Labs has over 100 franchised locations nationwide.

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