• 2019 Good Day Dakota County - April

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    Name: 2019 Good Day Dakota County - April
    Date: April 9, 2019
    Time: 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    Drug Crisis:  A Dose of Reality for Employers
    Addressing a crisis of this scope and magnitude requires everyone who has a stake to be part of the solution, including the business community. 

    Drug addiction is a growing concern in the United States.  In 2016, an estimated 48.5 million persons in the US, reported the use of illicit drugs or misuse of prescription drugs in the past year. This estimate includes the use of heroin, methamphetamines, and prescription drugs.  The CDC estimates the total economic burden of drug abuse in the US is $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of health care, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement.
    Our program will be focused on concerns that business owners may have including: What are the cost of workplace absence, employee retention, and workplace safety? What are some indicators that employers and HR professionals need to pay attention to related potential opioid abuse in the workplace? What can employers do to implement an abuse prevention program?

    Please join us for this important conversation and hear from experts in the field and are assisting the DCR Chamber on this topic: 


    Heather Kaiser, JD HR Consultant
    Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting

    Annette M. Margarit, Attorney
    Dougherty Molenda Solfest, Hills & Bauer, P.A. 

    Thank you to our Sponsors:


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    Mendakota Country Club 
    2075 Mendakota Drive
    Mendota Heights, MN  55120
    Date/Time Information:

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    11:15 am    Registration/Networking
    11:30 am    Lunch and Program
    1:00 pm      Ajourn 


    Contact Information:
    Diane Mavis, Director of Programs and Events - 651.288.9202
    $30.00 members
    $50.00 non members
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