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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.

WPI Report
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February 2, 2017

State of the States: Legislatures are off to the Races!

Most state legislatures are back in session, and they are poised to address a wide range of labor and employment issues this year. Since January 1, 2017, more than 500 employment-related bills have been proposed in more than 40 states.

ASAP
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January 23, 2017

New Administration Orders Freeze of Pending Regulations, Takes Aim at the Affordable Care Act

One of the first acts of the new Administration on Inauguration Day was to issue a memorandum putting the brakes—at least temporarily—on federal regulations that have not yet taken effect, and to release an executive order regarding the ACA.

Insight
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December 12, 2016

Cal/OSHA Amendment Significantly Expands its Definition of “Repeat” Violations

Effective January 1, 2017, Cal/OSHA will be utilizing a broader definition of “Repeat” violation under California’s Health and Safety Code.

Insight
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December 12, 2016

Cal/OSHA Adopts First in the Nation Standard on Workplace Violence Prevention for Healthcare Employers

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board recently unanimously passed a new General Industry Safety Order entitled “Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care."

Insight
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December 5, 2016

2017 Labor & Employment Laws: New Year, New Government, New Challenges

On January 1, 2017, employers across the nation will face a host of new or amended federal, state, and/or local labor and employment requirements.

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