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HRMA Perspectives Publishes "Opioid Crisis In America Remains At Epidemic Proportions"
According to a recent poll, one in four Massachusetts residents know someone who has died of an opioid overdose
United States
18 Jun 2019
Client Alert - Proposed Legislation Examines Employee Marijuana Use
Massachusetts is now a few weeks into the start of a new two-year Legislative session. The last Legislative session brought the legalization of recreational marijuana after voters approved
United States
21 Jan 2019
Paper It: How Documented Decision-Making Can Help An Institution Avoid The Risk Of He Said/She Said Litigation
A recent case out of the District of Columbia underscores the importance of establishing policies and documenting performance-related issues.
United States
7 Jan 2019
Proposed Title IX Regulations: 10 Changes That Colleges And Universities Need To Know
On November 16, 2018, after more than a year of anticipation, the Department of Education issued its proposed regulations under Title IX.
United States
18 Dec 2018
Paid Family And Medical Leave Comes To Massachusetts
Massachusetts enacted legislation this past summer (Acts 2018, c. 121, the "Act") creating its first state-administered Paid Family and Medical Leave Program (the "Program").
United States
26 Nov 2018
OSHA 180°? Agency Clarifies Its Position On Workplace Safety Incentive Programs And Drug Testing Policies
The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration ("OSHA") recently issued a Standard Interpretation memorandum.
United States
22 Nov 2018
Client Alert: Paid Family And Medical Leave Comes To Massachusetts
Adding the Commonwealth to the small-but-expanding list of states providing employees with paid leave benefits, Massachusetts enacted legislation this past summer (Acts 2018, ch. 121, the "Act")
United States
9 Nov 2018
Combating Opioid Abuse in the Workplace: A Proactive Approach For Employers
Imagine your employee "Bob" has recently missed a lot work for unexplained reasons. Bob's coworkers notice that he sometimes "nods off" while working, and his supervisor just reported to you that Bob became enraged while speaking with a client.
United States
16 Oct 2017
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