MNN Free Wednesday Webinars

Each month, MNN partners with our affiliate members—experts in their field—to present a free webinar on timely and relevant topics for the nonprofit sector. Interested in presenting webinar? Click here to learn more about affiliate membership.

February Webinar

Background Checks

Knowing when and how to perform legally compliant applicant background checks can pose challenges for most employers.  Join Colleen Doherty, Eastern Benefits Group and Catherine Ruben, Hirsch Roberts Weinstein on Wednesday, February 22 for an interactive webinar where they will discuss the practical and legal issues surrounding the vetting of potential employees, the legal requirements of the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act), and the Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) system.  The webinar will also cover employer liability issues with respect to negligent hiring practices and related issues.

When: Wednesday, February 22, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.  Register here

March Webinar

Marijuana in the Workplace

This past November, Massachusetts voters approved the Regulation and Taxation of
Marijuana Initiative, making marijuana legal for recreational purposes under state law. Join Colleen Doherty of Eastern Benefits Group and attorney David Wilson of Hirsch Roberts Weinstein to learn about the current legal landscape for marijuana usage, recreational and medical marijuana’s impact on drug-free workplace policies, disability accommodations for additcion, whether and how to accommodate medical marijuana users, and practical measures for dealing with impairment in the workplace.
When: Wednesday, March 1, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Register here.

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