John Kutner Speaking on Medical Marijuana in the Workplace


Philadelphia, PA – August 10, 2016 – Weber Gallagher Partner John C. Kutner will speak at the 25th Annual Garden State Council Society for Human Resource Management Conference & Expo in Atlantic City. His talk is entitled, “What HR Professionals and Employers Need to Know about Medical Marijuana.” Kutner’s presentation during the three-day conference will be on Monday, September 26. He will discuss issues including the changing legal landscape for medical marijuana, how it affects hiring, job assignments and workers’ compensation.

Kutner defends Fortune 500 companies, insurance carriers and third-party administrators in various areas of law including employment and workers’ compensation. He also handles workers' compensation litigation for large transport companies. Kutner is well versed in state and federal marijuana laws and their impact on employers with regard to employer/employee rights, workers' compensation and the affect they may have on insurance carriers and third-party administrators.

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