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Insight
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September 11, 2018

Connecticut Continues to Extend Protections to Employees under State Medical Marijuana Law, Rejects Federal Preemption Defense

A Connecticut federal court has issued another decision further expanding protections to individuals who are qualified under Connecticut’s Palliative Use of Marijuana Act (PUMA) to use marijuana.

WPI Report
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August 30, 2018

Littler's WPI Labor Day Report 2018

Almost two years into the new presidential administration, and with highly consequential and hotly debated mid-term elections around the corner, Littler’s Workforce Policy Institute’s Labor Day Report examines the state of the American workforce.

ASAP
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August 8, 2018

Refusing to Serve the Alt-Right: Recommendations for DC Area Businesses Hoping to Exclude Hate Group Members from Entry

With the growth of the Alt-Right and other hate groups, business owners face increased challenges to uphold values of diversity, ensure employee and customer safety, and protect their brand from association with customers’ possible bigotry.

ASAP
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August 7, 2018

New Cal/OSHA Housekeeper Injury Prevention Rules Now in Effect

California's newly implemented Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP) regulation recently took effect.

ASAP
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August 2, 2018

OSHA Proposes to Rescind Major Portions of its Electronic Reporting Rule

On Monday, July 30, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a proposed rule to abolish much of the existing electronic reporting obligations for establishments with 250 or more employees.

ASAP
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July 27, 2018

OSHA Update: Court of Appeals Upholds Employer's Criminal Liability and Maximum Fine in Employee's Death

On July 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a verdict that had found an employer criminally liable for an employee's fatal fall.

ASAP
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March 29, 2018

West Virginia Employers No Longer Allowed to Prohibit Guns in Vehicles in Company Parking Lots

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice recently signed into law the Business Liability Protection Act, which limits an employer’s ability to prohibit the lawful possession of firearms locked in vehicles parked in company parking lots.

Dear Littler
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March 8, 2018

Dear Littler: We Have Bedbugs! Help! What do we do?

One of our employees noticed bedbugs in our office. Word is getting around, and people are freaking out. Based on where we found them, we believe we can identify the employee who introduced them to the workplace. What do we do now?

Insight
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December 26, 2017

DOT Tackles the Opioid Crisis: Agency Issues Guidance on Regulations Adding Semi-Synthetic Opioids to Testing Panel

Effective January 1, 2018, employers with employees subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s drug-testing regulations will face new and broader testing obligations.

ASAP
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December 15, 2017

Review, Revise or Rescind – Agency Plans and Unified Agenda Reveal More Regulatory Editing is in Store for 2018

The Trump administration's Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions ("regulatory agenda"), released on December 14, 2017, indicates agencies are taking a hard look at existing rules, and treading lightly with new ones.

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