Your search returned 93 results.

ASAP
|
July 29, 2019

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Amendments Expand Employment Protections

New Jersey has expanded its medical marijuana program and—for the first time since the state enacted the law—adopted formal protections for employees and job applicants who use what is now called “medical cannabis.”

Insight
|
June 25, 2019

Nevada Applicants and New Employees with Positive Marijuana Test Results Will Receive Legal Protections

Beginning January 1, 2020, new legislation in Nevada will require employers to think carefully about whether and which applicants should be tested for marijuana.

Insight
|
June 19, 2019

Illinois Poised to Protect Marijuana Users from Adverse Employment Actions as Part of Marijuana Legalization Legislation

On June 4, 2019, the Illinois legislature passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (HB 1438). The law, once enacted, will provide expansive workplace protections to marijuana users.

Insight
|
June 13, 2019

July Is Always the “New January” for Employment Laws, But This Year Takes the Cake!

Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year - and 2019 is no exception. This article summarizes key labor and employment laws and ordinances that become effective in the next few months.

ASAP
|
April 16, 2019

New Mexico, New Laws: “Right-to-Work” Preemption, Gender-Neutral Restrooms, Criminal History Checks — and More

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.

ASAP
|
April 10, 2019

Pre-Employment Marijuana Drug Testing Goes Up in Smoke in NYC

On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council passed a first-of-its-kind bill that prohibits pre-employment drug testing for the presence of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinols.

Insight
|
April 10, 2019

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: Court Affirms that Inability to Measure Impairment Caused by Medical Cannabis Can Constitute an Undue Hardship

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.

Insight
|
April 1, 2019

Suffering Fools and Foolish Employment Stories Gladly

You think we’re joking? This April Fools' Day we once again bring you the lighter side of labor and employment news.

Insight
|
March 21, 2019

New Jersey Poised to Enact First Recreational Marijuana Law Protecting Workers from Adverse Employment Action

Draft legislation limits employer action on off-work marijuana use; penalizes employer consideration of arrests or convictions for marijuana offenses in any jurisdiction.

ASAP
|
March 20, 2019

In Oklahoma, Medical Use of Marijuana Is OK, But Employers Now Have Enhanced Rights to Act

On March 12, 2019, Oklahoma Governor Stitt signed into law the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Use and Protection Act.

Pages