Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
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SMC Business Councils 
600 Cranberry Woods Drive
Suite 190
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

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Denise McKeown, Director of HR 
SMC Business Councils 

Medical Marijuana and Workplace Compliance

in the Commonwealth of PA

Presented by

James W. Southworth, Esquire

Please join us for a morning workshop to learn how to articulate the legal pathway for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, understand the nexus between legal medical marijuana and workplace policies, and develop a plan for updating workplace policies and procedures based on this new information.  


8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast / Networking

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.  Presentation


SMC Members & Guests:  $49.00

Non-Members:  $69.00


James W. (Jim) Southworth is a principal of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in the areas of employment and labor law, as well as immigration. 

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Southworth was a human resource manager for a hospital in the state of Indiana. This background has given him an understanding of the issues companies face when dealing with employees and enables him to provide advice that not only passes legal muster but is also grounded in the realities of the workplace. Mr. Southworth has provided advice and counsel on virtually all employment-related concerns, from hiring procedures to termination and severance issues. He has worked with companies ranging in size from small to Fortune 500, in the medical/healthcare, construction, technology and manufacturing industries, helping them navigate the tricky waters of restrictive covenants, leave time, wage and hour issues, and various types of discrimination claims. Mr. Southworth has also assisted clients who seek visas for foreign national emp;loyees. He is an accomplished public speaker with 25 years of experience, having addressed audiences of all sizes and compositions on a variety of employement-related topics. Mr. Southworth also uses those skills to assist clients with in-house training for management staff.