"drugs/alcohol" Blog Tag


CBD – the oil, not the alphabet, under the influence

June 12th, 2019 by Bruce Douglas and Jennifer Bocchinfuso at Ogletree Deakins


CBD oil is legal in most states if derived from hemp, and the uses, although not necessarily efficacy, range from anxiety to acne, pain relief to heart disease. It is considered an effective anti-seizure medication by the Mayo Clinic and is being studied as a treatment for Parkinson's schizophrenia, diabetes and MS. And if it is derived from marijuana, it may contain THC and be psychoactive. Dude.

So it is coming to your office, if it isn't already there. Now you have to figure out how to deal with it.

Bruce Douglas and Jennifer Bocchinfuso help with a little background, perspective and some takeways.

Temperance in the workplace

May 7th, 2019 by hrsimple


We’ve talked at length about the issues of dealing with alcohol in the workplace, but here is a new take: how does an employer deal with a non-drinker?

While it seems like a no brainer, we all know that nothing in the employment law world is as black and white as it seems, so check out what the Evil HR Lady has to say in Inc. Magazine and read up on all things teetotaler now

Workplace Christmas Quiz (this is legit and will secondarily eat up some time before you get to go home)

December 24th, 2018 by Robin Shea at Constangy


Ralphie slide

One of our favorites, Robin Shea, invites you into her Christmas HR world with a Christmas-themed quiz featuring:

  • Santa
  • Bob Cratchit
  • circumnavigating the globe in one evening in a sleigh pulled by reindeer
  • Ralphie
  • Rudolph
  • Baby It's Cold Outside
  • The Grinch.

Thanks Robin!

And to all a good night!