The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a fired employee who failed a drug test because she was taking medical marijuana to treat Crohn's disease can sue her former employer for handicap discrimination.
Veeva Systems, a California-based, cloud-based software provider for the life sciences industries, has filed a claim in the superior court of California against three competitors that use post-termination non-compete, confidentiality and nondisparagement clauses in employment agreements.
In keeping with the Trump administration's call for "extreme vetting" of immigrants, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a new edition of Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, that subjects applicants to heightened scrutiny.
In an order issued on Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to allow President Trump's travel ban to be partially reinstated until the Court hears oral arguments on the ban's lower court challenges later this year.
Although the authors cautioned that their findings should not be generalized to minimum wage policies set by other localities, the research has the potential to shape the minimum wage debate nationwide.
Delaware joins Oregon, Massachusetts and other jurisdictions that have enacted salary history inquiry restrictions on employers. The Delaware measure will take effect in December 2017, and aims to reduce the wage gap between men and women.
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