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Cannabis Employers Can't Escape Wage Claims, Says Court
Cannabis businesses must comply with federal wage and hour law, a federal appeals court ruled, despite the fact they operate in a field still illegal under another federal law.
United States
8 Oct 2019
Learning Through The Haze: Accommodating Medical Marijuana In The School Setting
Over the past few years, we have seen a steadily increasing number of states enact legislation legalizing marijuana for recreational or medical use.
United States
3 Sep 2019
Tips For Handling Opioid Addiction In Dealerships
As auto dealers and many other business owners have discovered, the opioid crisis is having a significant impact on the American workforce. Employers have been forced to address the crisis in many way
United States
26 Aug 2019
Employers Walk Wine Line With Opioid-Addicted Workers
The workplace is one of the many fronts of battle against the U.S. opioid epidemic.
United States
7 Aug 2019
New Jersey Amends Medical Marijuana Law
You should also prepare the written notice the amended Act requires for employees or job applicants who test positive for cannabis.
United States
16 Jul 2019
Time For Paranoia? The ‘Legalization' Of Marijuana In Illinois And The Workplace Ramifications
Illinois lawmakers recently approved House Bill 1438, referred to as the "Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act," legalizing recreational marijuana.
United States
26 Jun 2019
NYC Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing
The New York City Council just passed legislation which will prohibit employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to drug testing for the presence of tetrahydrocannabinols (THC),
United States
18 Jun 2019
San Francisco Attorney Offers Guide On Employee Handbooks For Cannabis Employers
San Francisco Attorney Offers Guide on Employee Handbooks for Cannabis Employers.
United States
2 May 2019
NYC Council Votes To Ban Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing
The New York City Council just passed legislation which will prohibit employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to drug testing for the presence of tetrahydrocannabinols (THC),
United States
26 Apr 2019
Crafting Marijuana Policies? Managing Employees In The Wake Of Legalized Marijuana
Marijuana legalization is on the rise and quickly expanding to all corners of the United States. Nearly 2/3 of the states have legalized marijuana for either recreational or medicinal use.
United States
26 Apr 2019
2 For 1: Improving Retention While Reducing Issues Created By Problem Employees
Following a few easy steps when hiring employees will help both screen out potential problems and reduce turnover.
United States
12 Apr 2019
Opioid Abuse In The Workplace: Employers Shouldn't Turn A Blind Eye To The Problem
The number of drug overdose deaths in the past two years has soared to staggering levels. In 2016, the estimated number of drug-related deaths was 59,000.
United States
8 Mar 2019
Kansas City Attorney Demystifies Missouri's New Medical Marijuana Law For Employers

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United States
13 Dec 2018
Houston Attorney Explores Employer Considerations For Incorporating And Enforcing Mandatory Class Action Waivers
Certain employment practices common to the health care industry – including rounding employees' start and stop times, individuals working for different facilities ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
No Such Thing As A Free Meal? Employers May Be Prohibited From Offering Free Food To Workers
As free meals have become the norm at technology companies, an unexpected byproduct of such a perk is the decreasing customer base for local restaurants. In an attempt to thwart this trend ...
United States
6 Dec 2018
Top 50 Workplace Law Stories Of 2018
It's hard to keep up with the news these days. It sometimes feels like you can't step away from your phone, computer, or TV for more than an hour ...
United States
6 Dec 2018
Kansas City Attorney Authors On New Medical Marijuana Law That Raises Questions For Employers
On Election Day 2018, Missouri voters approved Amendment 2, one of three medical marijuana measures on the state's ballot
United States
4 Dec 2018
Philadelphia Moves One Step Closer To Providing A "Fair Workweek" For Retail, Food Service, And Hospitality Employees
In our October 3rd entry, we addressed the pending Fair Workweek Ordinance, currently being considered by Philadelphia City Council.
United States
29 Nov 2018
Medical Marijuana In Missouri: New Law Brings New Questions For Employers
Missouri voters approved Amendment 2 on Election Day 2018, one of the three medical marijuana measures appearing on the state's ballot.
United States
14 Nov 2018
San Diego Attorneys Review Workplace Drug Policies For Cannabis Use
In their bylined piece for mg Magazine titled "Workplace Drug Policies: What Can-A-Business Do?, Danielle H. Moore and Nicole E. Stenoish discuss the evolving legal, societal and political changes surrounding cannabis...
United States
11 Nov 2018
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