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Aug
16
2017
Insight

In the First Case of its Kind, Court Rules Federal Law Does Not Trump Employee Protections under State Medical Marijuana Law

If your workplace drug and alcohol-testing policies take a zero tolerance approach to medical marijuana because the use, distribution, or possession of marijuana is unlawful under federal law, a recent decision could be a game-changer.
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Aug
15
2017
Insight

Ninth Circuit Revisits Article III Standing For An Alleged FCRA Violation

Ninth Circuit finds plaintiff's allegations of inaccurate reporting of information about his marital status, age, education background and employment history constitute harm sufficiently concrete to satisfy the injury-in-fact requirement for standing.
  • Background Checks

Aug
9
2017
Insight

New York Issues Final Paid Family Leave Law Regulations

The New York Workers’ Compensation Board has adopted final regulations to implement the New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law. This law will provide eligible employees with paid, job-protected leave starting in 2018.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Employee Benefits

Aug
3
2017
Insight

How to Make Global Employee Communications Comply with Overseas Translation Mandates

What are the legal and human resources ramifications of transmitting untranslated English-only employee communications across a multinational's cross-border operations?
  • International Employment Law
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Jul
31
2017
Insight

Final Regulations Clarifying and Expanding New York City "Ban the Box" Law Take Effect on August 5, 2017

Final regulations implementing New York City's Fair Chance Act—one of the nation's most comprehensive "ban the box" laws—take effect on August 5, 2017.
  • Background Checks
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Jul
31
2017
Insight

Revised EEO-1 Report – Where Does it Stand?

In the cycle of seasons, July is when an employer’s thoughts turn to the filing of its annual EEO-1 reports. But not this year.
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Workplace Policy Institute

Jul
31
2017
Insight

Hey, Where’d Everybody Go? Employers Beware—Solar Eclipse Mania Sweeps the Nation

You look around the office in August, and suddenly, without warning, everyone is gone. What’s so special about August 21, 2017?
  • Wage and Hour
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Jul
27
2017
Insight

DOL Announces Intent to Rescind Rule Restricting the Allocation of Gratuities to Non-Tipped Employees When the Employer Does Not Take a Tip Credit

The DOL recently announced that it would begin the process of revoking its 2011 regulation specifying that tips are always the property of the employee.
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hospitality

Jul
20
2017
Insight

Washington Public Employer Hit with $1.8 Million Judgment for Failing to Accommodate Prescription Drug User

Last month, a court ordered an employer to pay a terminated employee a little over $1.8 million in damages for failing to accommodate the employee’s use of prescription opioids, and for terminating her for a positive drug test result.
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Jul
19
2017
Insight

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Creates Employer Obligation to Accommodate Employees Using Medical Marijuana

On July 17, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unanimously held that an employee may pursue a disability discrimination claim under state law against her former employer for failing to accommodate the employee’s use of medical marijuana.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

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