This month's edition of WPI's Insider Report includes articles on the Administration's push to finalize rules before the November elections, legislative and litigation steps to thwart those efforts, and state bills and ordinances that have advanced.
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.
On March 9, 2016, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed House Bill 187 into law, making Vermont the third state in New England and the fifth state in the United States to enact a state-wide paid sick leave law.
Littler's Workplace Policy Institute® (WPI™) presents the Insider Report, a monthly newsletter detailing key labor, employment, and benefits policy developments at the federal, state, local and global levels.
The DOL has issued its long-awaited proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13706, which requires that covered federal government contractors provide employees with up to seven days of paid sick leave per year, including paid leave for family care.