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February 18, 2020
10:00AM-12:00PM

"Reasonable Suspicion Training - (Cannabis-focused)" - 10 am - 12 pm

Illinois Recreational Marijuana Law compliance.

Five Westbrook Corporate Center Link 2- 5 Conference Room Westchester, IL 60154

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is pleased to present a complimentary seminar called, "Reasonable Suspicion Training - (Cannabis-focused)." The program presenter is William Heffernan, Co-founder, Employee Resource Systems, Inc.
 
This course is geared for contractors and personnel in supervisory roles and provides an an overview of Reasonable Suspicion follow-up concerning the new Recreational Marijuana Law in Illinois. As this new law certainly presents challenges for employers, it also included the amendment of the Illinois Privacy Act that provides protections to employees from adverse employment actions based on use of lawful products off of the premises. The new law also places limits on when an employer may consider an employee "impaired": specifically, the employer must have, "a good faith belief that an employee manifests specific, articulable symptoms while working that decrease or lessen the employee's performance."
 
Following this class, participants will be able to:
 
The program is scheduled as follows:
 
DATE:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
 
TIME:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
The session's maximum capacity is 50.
 
 
LOCATION:
Five Westbrook Corporate Center
Link 2- 5 Conference Room
Westchester, IL 60154
 
COMPLIMENTARY PROGRAM:
The program fee is FREE for all ECA members.
To register, you need to use the Comp Code: NECA MEMBER (NECA MEMBER is all uppercase).
 

Seminar Facilitator:  
William Heffernan,

Co-founder Employee Resource Systems, Inc.

William Heffernan co-founded Employee Resource Systems, Inc. (ERS), a service-driven, high-touch employee assistance program (EAP) provider. Mr. Heffernan served as chairperson for the Chicagoland Chamber’s Drug-Free Workplace Taskforce and as board member and president for the Northern Illinois Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NIEAPA), where he was named 1999 Employee Assistance Professional of the Year. He served as chairperson for Community Health Charities of Illinois and was named Volunteer of the Year by Community Health Charities of America (CHC) for his demonstrated leadership, commitment, volunteer excellence and significant contributions to the CHC mission. Mr. Heffernan was also elected to the National Board of Community Health Charities of America and served on the Executive Committee as Vice Chair and Secretary. Mr. Heffernan is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP).

We do hope that you will be able to attend the session!

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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2020-02-18 10:00:00 2020-02-18 10:00:00 America/Detroit "Reasonable Suspicion Training - (Cannabis-focused)" - 10 am - 12 pm The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is pleased to present a complimentary seminar called, "Reasonable Suspicion Training - (Cannabis-focused)." The program presenter is William Heffernan, Co-founder, Employee Resource Systems, Inc.   This course is geared for contractors and personnel in supervisory roles and provides an an overview of Reasonable Suspicion follow-up concerning the new Recreational Marijuana Law in Illinois. As this new law certainly presents challenges for employers, it also included the amendment of the Illinois Privacy Act that provides protections to employees from adverse employment actions based on use of lawful products off of the premises. The new law also places limits on when an employer may consider an employee "impaired": specifically, the employer must have, "a good faith belief that an employee manifests specific, articulable symptoms while working that decrease or lessen the employee's performance."   Following this class, participants will be able to: Understand the roles and responsibilities in making and documenting reasonable suspicion determination Understand the costs and dangers of drug abuse in the workplace Recognize the signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse and controlled substance use Know how to approach employees in a professional and respectful manner Understand how to initiate the reasonable suspicion process   The program is scheduled as follows:   DATE: Tuesday, February 18, 2020   TIME: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  The session's maximum capacity is 50.     LOCATION: Five Westbrook Corporate Center Link 2- 5 Conference Room Westchester, IL 60154   COMPLIMENTARY PROGRAM: The program fee is FREE for all ECA members. To register, you need to use the Comp Code: NECA MEMBER (NECA MEMBER is all uppercase).   Seminar Facilitator:  William Heffernan, Co-founder Employee Resource Systems, Inc. William Heffernan co-founded Employee Resource Systems, Inc. (ERS), a service-driven, high-touch employee assistance program (EAP) provider. Mr. Heffernan served as chairperson for the Chicagoland Chamber’s Drug-Free Workplace Taskforce and as board member and president for the Northern Illinois Employee Assistance Professionals Association (NIEAPA), where he was named 1999 Employee Assistance Professional of the Year. He served as chairperson for Community Health Charities of Illinois and was named Volunteer of the Year by Community Health Charities of America (CHC) for his demonstrated leadership, commitment, volunteer excellence and significant contributions to the CHC mission. Mr. Heffernan was also elected to the National Board of Community Health Charities of America and served on the Executive Committee as Vice Chair and Secretary. Mr. Heffernan is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP). We do hope that you will be able to attend the session! PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Five Westbrook Corporate Center Link 2- 5 Conference Room Westchester, IL 60154