In response to the dangerous levels of air quality last fall after the wildfires in California, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued a proposed regulation addressing hazardous wildfire smoke exposure.
New Mexico’s state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year. The state has enacted at least 9 new laws affecting employers, covering many topics from health care access to criminal background checks.
A Canadian court recently issued a welcome decision for employers struggling to balance their obligations under occupational health and safety and human rights legislation regarding medical cannabis use and work in safety-sensitive positions.
I just learned that one of our employees has the measles. Can I tell the other employees why he’s out so they can get tested or monitor their own health? Can I require them to receive the measles vaccine?
A state appellate court held the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act did not provide a cause of action for an applicant whose conditional job offer was rescinded after he tested positive for marijuana during a mandatory pre-employment drug test.