Attorneys Frank, Carannante and Hinton to Present "Addiction in the Workplace:  A Legal Perspective" 

Critical Information for Every Employer
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
American School for the Deaf, 139 N. Main Street, West Hartford

Monte E. Frank, vice chair of Pullman & Comley’s Litigation practice, will be joined by Megan Carannante and Robert Hinton, both of whom are members of Pullman & Comley’s Labor, Employment Law and Employee Benefits practice, and Daniel G. Tobin, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine.

As an employer, imagine the following scenarios:

  • A prospective employee tests positive for buprenorphine at their pre-onboarding physical.
  • A long-time employee tests positive for an illegal substance during a routine urine toxicology screen.
  • An employee is missing deadlines, has several questionable absences and you suspect you smell alcohol on their breath one morning.
  • An employee in recovery files a lawsuit for wrongful termination.
  • An employee asks to be allowed to miss work to visit the methadone clinic.

 The program will address questions that arise in these circumstances, including:

  • What are your rights and obligations as an employer?
  • How can you balance those with being a compassionate citizen?
  • What rights do employees in recovery have?
  • How does the Family and Medical Leave Act pertain to addiction?
  • What reasonable accommodations must be given under the ADA?
  • When is drug testing permissible?

February 3, 2020
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
American School for the Deaf
139 N. Main Street, West Hartford
Building Q, Rockville Visual Communications Center

The program is open to all Rotary and Lions club members. Registration required – seating is limited to the first 300. 

Please contact to assure your place.

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