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Updated on Thursday, July 9th, 2015 @ 10:58am

July 15, 2015 7:30-8:30 am- Glenn A Gallagher Center - Workplace Implications of Legalized Marijuana in Ohio

Workplace Implications of Legalized Marijuana in Ohio It appears certain that at least one initiative proposing the legalization of marijuana in Ohio will appear on the November ballot. Recent polls suggest that Ohioans overwhelmingly support the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes and narrowly support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. What are the implications of legalized marijuana on employers' drug-free workplace and drug testing programs? Can employers...

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More Employers Use Workplace Wellness Programs to Reward Healthy Behavior

As employers pursue effective workplace wellness programs, their embrace of results-based financial incentives and other emerging health management strategies is likely to broaden this year. Twenty-three percent of large employers polled in a survey released in December by Mercer L.L.C. said their wellness programs include incentives tied to an employee's achieving — or at least demonstrating progress toward — a certain health status or biometric reading, up from 20% in 2013. Read...

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Support Safety in the Workplace - Sponsor the Knox County Safety Council

We are always looking for local businesses to sponsor monthly meetings.  The cost is 200$ per month.  The benefits include: Advertisement on our Website for one monthAdvertisement on newsletters and emails related to Safety Council for that month10 minutes to talk to the entire safety council about your business Please email programs@knoxchamber.com for more info!

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Knox County Safety Council receives Honorable Mention

The Knox County Safety Council received recognition from the Ohio BWC for the 2013 Safety Council of the Year awards.   Click here for press release.

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A message from Governor Kasich & BWC Administrator Buehrer

  https://www.ohiobwc.com/videos/safety/SafetyCouncil_0613.wmv.zip To download the file: Click on the link above; When the File Download box opens, click Save; Choose a save location on your computer; Once the file is downloaded, click Open to open/view saved folder; Double click SafetyCouncil_0613.wmv to view video.

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NEXT MEETING INFO

July 15th 

Workplace Implications of Legalized Marijuana

Meeting to begin at 7:30 am

Glenn A. Gallagher Centre

1451 Gambier Road

 

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