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March 30, 2016

Protecting Alcoholics, Preventing Alcohol Misuse and Distinguishing Between the Two

It has long been clear that the ADA protects alcoholism if it qualifies as a “disability.” That said, courts have consistently held that employers can have legitimate work rules that prohibit alcohol use in the workforce.

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March 1, 2016

Eighth Circuit Rules Minnesota's Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act Has Multi-State Reach

The 8th Circuit recently expanded the reach of the Minnesota Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act in Olson v. Push, Inc.

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February 3, 2016

The Supreme Court Rules That an Unaccepted Offer of Judgment Cannot Moot a Case, But What About Payment of Complete Relief?

A divided U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez that an unaccepted settlement offer or offer of judgment is a legal nullity that cannot moot a case.

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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 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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January 13, 2016

Seventh Circuit Affirms the Dismissal of Lawsuit Based on the EEOC's Failure to Conciliate Claims Related to Releases

On December 17, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed a district court’s dismissal of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit against CVS Pharmacy.

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December 16, 2015

Beyond “Ban the Box” – Philadelphia Makes Sweeping Changes to Criminal Records Screening Ordinance

Mayor Michael Nutter signed sweeping amendments to Philadelphia’s so-called “ban the box” law, the Philadelphia Fair Criminal Records Screening Ordinance.

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October 30, 2015

Second Circuit Upholds NLRB's Triple Play Decision, Expanding Section 7 Protections for Employees' Social Media Activity

Obscenities alone—even when viewed by an employer's customers—do not deprive employees engaged in protected concerted activity of the NLRA's protections.

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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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September 18, 2015

U.S. District Court Declares Georgia Wage Garnishment Statute Unconstitutional

A federal court in Georgia recently declared the state’s post-judgment garnishment statue unconstitutional.

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