All Items: Off Duty Conduct

  • Ohio Becomes 26th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

    June 16, 2016

    Governor John Kasich has signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio. Effective September 6th, physicians in the state may recommend the use of medical marijuana for individuals suffering from more than 20 different serious medical conditions. However, the new law does not permit smoking the drug for any reason.

  • Supreme Court Rules Against Employer in Political Speech Case

    May 3, 2016

    The Supreme Court has ruled that a police officer demoted because his employer mistakenly believed he was campaigning for the mayor's political opponent may sue the City of Paterson, New Jersey for damages.

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News: HR Guidance on addressing when employers may and may not monitor the off-duty conduct of employees and take such conduct into account when making employment decisions.