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WPI Report
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June 27, 2017

July Is the New January: Beware of Employment Regulations About to Take Effect

As we close out the first half of the year, July ushers in numerous changes in labor and employment law.

ASAP
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June 23, 2017

OSHA Seeks Feedback on Proposal to Revoke Certain Provisions of Beryllium Rule Applicable to the Construction and Shipyard Sectors

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reconsidering portions of a final rule setting standards for occupational exposure to beryllium.

Insight
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June 21, 2017

Texas Passes Ban on Texting While Driving

Texas recently became the 47th state to enact a state-wide ban on texting while driving.

Insight
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June 15, 2017

Rhode Island Superior Court Rules on Job Applicant's Medical Marijuana Use

The Rhode Island Superior Court recently ruled an employer is prohibited from refusing to hire an applicant because she would potentially fail a pre-employment drug test due to her use of medical marijuana.

Insight
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May 4, 2017

West Virginia Employers Soon to Enjoy Greater Flexibility in Drug Testing Employees, Despite Enactment of Nation’s 29th Medical Marijuana Law

The West Virginia Legislature recently passed two bills that dramatically change the landscape of West Virginia’s laws on medical marijuana use and employee drug testing.

ASAP
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May 1, 2017

OSHA Rights its Course: Only Authorized Union Agents and Employees Can Participate During OSHA Inspections

On April 25, 2017, OSHA reversed its position that during inspections of non-union workplaces, employees could be represented by anyone selected by the employees, including non-representative outside union agents.

Dear Littler
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March 21, 2017

Dear Littler: How Should I Handle Customer Concerns about a Transgender Employee?

State and local laws protect individuals from discrimination in employment on the basis of gender identity. Many jurisdictions—including 20 states, the District of Columbia, and more than 200 cities and counties nationwide—prohibit discrimination.

ASAP
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March 17, 2017

Maine Delays Effective Date of Anti-Discrimination Provisions of Recreational Marijuana Law

Last November, Maine voters approved An Act To Legalize Marijuana. Emergency legislation since enacted provides employers with operations in Maine a temporary reprieve from complying with the anti-discrimination provisions of the law until Feb. 1, 2018.

ASAP
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March 1, 2017

DOL Proposes to Delay Fiduciary and Beryllium Rules

In response to recent presidential directives, the U.S. Department of Labor is taking steps to delay the applicability and effective dates of two rules.

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