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OK: Moonlighting Sheriff’s Office Major Was Employee of Restaurant When He Was Shot and Robbed

Finding that the “plain, clear, unmistakable, unambiguous, mandatory, and unequivocal language” of 85 O.S. 2011 § 313(G) mandated that private employers, hiring off-duty municipal employees, should alone be responsible for the payment of workers’ compensation benefits arising from...

California: Off-Duty Recreational Activity: The Fine Line Between Work- and Non-Work-Related

The facts in these types of cases typically dictate the result In Simon v. City of Vacaville , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, a split WCAB panel rescinded the WCJ’s decision and held that the applicant police officer did not sustain a compensable injury while hiking off-duty with his large...

Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Termination of Medical Marijuana-Smoking Dish Employee

June 15, 2015 No. 13SC394, Coats v. Dish Network In a highly anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Colorado unanimously held this week that an employer may justifiably terminate an employee for his off-duty conduct, despite the employee’s adherence to state law governing medical marijuana...