Voters in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have decisively backed ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana. In addition, Mississippi voted to legalize medical marijuana.
Michigan has enacted a package of laws that provide COVID-19-related liability protection to employers and retaliation protection to employees who take required leave.
This November 3, voters in Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota will decide marijuana-legalization measures, and voters in Florida will decide a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $15.00 by 2026.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has held that an employer that fired an employee after accommodating his leave request to care for his ailing grandfather did not discriminate or illegally retaliate against him.
A new EEOC guidance states that employees who are using opioids, are addicted to opioids, or were addicted to them in the past may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under the ADA.
Colorado employers face new requirements regarding paid sick leave with broader coverage than federal law, including anti-retaliation protections.
The NLRB has ruled that employers no longer need overlook the use of obscene, racist or abusive language in the workplace by employees who are engaged in activity protected by the National Labor Relations Act.
An employer does not have a duty to bargain with a union over employee discipline prior to reaching a first collective bargaining agreement, according to a recent NLRB ruling.
A new ordinance prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees who obey orders to stay at home, quarantine or isolate due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Effective May 20, 2020, the "Protect Our Voices Act" will prohibit private employers in New Mexico from requiring an employee to sign a nondisclosure provision of a settlement agreement relating to claims of sexual harassment, discrimination or retaliation.
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