With certain exceptions, a company in New York State may
neither fire nor refuse or hire an individual because of his or her lawful,
off-duty, political or recreational activities.
More specifically, in New York State, employers may not
refuse to hire, discharge from employment, or otherwise discriminate...
With certain exceptions, a business in New Jersey
may fire or refuse to hire a person because of his or her lawful, off-duty,
political or recreational activities.
Specifically, in New Jersey ,
employers may not refuse to hire or employ any individual and may not discharge
from employment or...
A recent article in
the Seattle Times discussed how employers are testing new
applicants for nicotine use. The ban is a continuation of the ongoing
attempts that some employers have to prohibit smoking or smokeless tobacco use
at any time, including off duty time. Health care and insurance companies...