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January 29, 2016

Don't Get Lost in the Weeds: Medical Marijuana is Now Legal in New York

On January 6, 2016, the Commissioner of Health of the State of New York certified that the medical marijuana program established by New York’s Compassionate Care Act could be implemented in accordance with public health and safety interests.

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January 29, 2016

The Zika Virus: Frequently Asked Questions for Employers

The Zika virus is receiving significant press coverage, including reports that it may cause birth defects if pregnant women are exposed--what should employers know about the virus?

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January 25, 2016

New Mexico Court Finds Employer Had No Obligation to Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use

Must a New Mexico employer allow an employee to use medical marijuana as a reasonable accommodation for the employee’s disability? “No,” according to a New Mexico federal district court.

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December 24, 2015

OSHA and MSHA Criminal Prosecutions – DOJ Announces New Procedures After CEO Verdict

The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Labor (DOL) announced a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase the frequency and effectiveness of criminal prosecutions of so-called worker endangerment statutes.

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December 18, 2015

Congress Approves Spending and Tax Measures; Key Labor and Employment "Riders" Omitted from Bipartisan Funding Agreement

Considered the last legislative feat of 2015, Congress approved a massive tax and spending package on Friday that includes some positive and negative provisions for employers.

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December 11, 2015

Workplace Violence Prevention in the Age of the ‘Active Shooter’

While employers should take prudent measures to protect workplaces, employers should not overreact or impose drastic measures that are disproportionate to the actual risk, are unnecessarily costly, or are likely to be ineffective.

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November 4, 2015

OSHA Penalties – After 25 Years There Will be an Increase

The new two-year bipartisan budget, signed by President Obama on November 2, 2015, allows (in fact requires) OSHA to raise its citation penalties for the first time in 25 years.

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October 20, 2015

Supreme Court of Puerto Rico Reaffirms that Violence in the Workplace Justifies First Offense Termination

The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico recently reaffirmed that an act of aggression against a coworker is sufficient to establish just cause for termination under Puerto Rico's Unjustified Dismissal statute, even if a first-time offense.

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August 7, 2015

Open Carry and Campus Carry: Expanded Handgun Rights in Texas in 2016 and Beyond

In its most recent session, the Texas legislature passed two bills related to handgun possession in Texas.

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June 15, 2015

Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Termination of Employee for Medical Marijuana Use

On June 15, the Colorado Supreme Court provided good news to Colorado employers that prohibit employee marijuana use.

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