1. Vaping in the Workplace: Policies and Procedures Employers Need to Know

Vaping in the Workplace: Policies and Procedures Employers Need to Know

Vaping in the Workplace: Policies and Procedures Employers Need to Know
Event ID: 69192
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Recording: 15460

Duration: 90 minutes including question and answer period.
Presenter: Melissa Fleischer, attorney at law and president, HR Learning Center LLC
Price: $299.00, On-Demand includes full audio presentation, question and answer session, and presentation slides.
CE Credits: This program has been approved for 1.5 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
Who Should Attend? HR professionals, in-house counsel, managers/supervisors, attorneys

The world has changed drastically, and now more employees are vaping than smoking. But employers have had no-smoking policies for years. What should you do, and what are your legal requirements when employees try to vape electronic cigarettes in the workplace? an you prohibit this? Should you have a policy prohibiting vaping? What are the state and local law requirements for employers regarding prohibiting vaping in the workplace? Can you refuse to hire someone because when they are not on duty they smoke or vape electronic cigarettes?

Please join employment law expert Melissa Fleischer, Esq. for answers to these questions and more. Ms. Fleischer will address an employer’s legal rights and responsibilities regarding employees who vape electronic cigarettes in the workplace.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • Gain a better understanding of what vaping of electronic cigarettes is and how it differs from smoking cigarettes
  • Become aware of the state and local laws regarding prohibiting vaping of e-cigarettes in public places such as workplaces
  • Learn about whether you should have a specific policy on vaping of e-cigarettes
  • Understand what a policy prohibiting employees from vaping of e-cigarettes in the workplace should and should not include
  • Gain insight into potential lawsuits that could come about from vaping in the workplace


Your conference leader for “Vaping in the Workplace: Policies and Procedures Employers Need to Know” is Melissa Fleischer, attorney at law. Ms. Fleischer is the president of HR Learning Center LLC. Ms. Fleischer is a management-side employment attorney with over 20 years’ experience representing clients in employment discrimination litigation as well as providing preventive counseling and training on workplace issues. HR Learning Center LLC offers training seminars, webinars, and consulting on a variety of workplace and human resources issues. She is also a frequent speaker on a wide range of employment law topics including: workplace investigations, anti-harassment training, FMLA and ADA training, workplace violence prevention, etc. Ms. Fleischer earned her J.D. degree from the George Washington University School of Law.


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