Random testing means choosing workers for tests at
random, without suspicion, and without advance notice of when the test will
take place. Random testing may also encompass the testing of all
employees in a company (or a given division of a company...
Colorado has a quirky little statute that makes it unlawful for employers to terminate employees for "lawful" outside-of-work activities. As you may know, Colorado also has some pretty marijuana-friendly laws on the books. Enter Brandon Coats...
by Kyle Abraham
On June 15, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Coats v. Dish Network, LLC [an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers] . This case is an important reminder that the...
Florida's Governor signed a bill legalizing a form of medical "marijuana" called Charlotte's Web this week. The law will go into effect next year. I'm underwhelmed. While it's a bit of a victory for patients covered under this...
Your business drug tests job applicants as a condition of
employment. What would happen if a male applicant refused to take a urine test
because he claimed that he had paruresis ,
otherwise known as "shy bladder syndrome" or "bashful...
should employers conduct employee valuations?
What are the risks of poorly drafted performance evaluations? What should employers do to avoid when they
are in the position of giving a negative review? Who should conduct...
It is likely that when Ohioans go the polls this November, we will have the opportunity to vote on whether to amend our state constitution to permit for the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana . Meanwhile, Cleveland.com reports that business groups...
On July 7, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York Compassionate Care Act, N.Y. State Senate Bill S07923 , N.Y. State Assembly Bill A06357E (the “NYCCA” or the “Act”), which, effective immediately, legalizes...
Yesterday, I blogged about the Colorado Supreme Court's decision that an employer could terminate an employee for medical marijuana use despite a state statute forbidding employment termination for "lawful" off-duty conduct. The decision...