August 28th, 2019 by Jennifer Queliz at Cozen O'Connor
Not content to simply stop at 10 new employment laws and regulations, the state that gives us:
pushes over the double-digit threshhold ala Spinal Tap and their magic amps with 11 new employment laws and regulations that have passed of gone into effect this year.
August 15th, 2019 by David Moore and Peter Gillespie at Laner Muchin
Look, I am not one to argue with attorneys because you never know when you might need one, so you decide for yourself the correct roaring-wall-of-water metaphor.
Regardless, any Illinois employer that either has or deals with:
would be well advised (attorney-speak for "just do it") to read what David Moore and Peter Gillespie have to say and then execute said prescribed actions elucidated (attorney-speak for "just do it") (attorneys have a rather extensive alternative vocabulary).
July 22nd, 2019 by John MacDonald at Constangy
Medical marijuana seems to imply "need" and recreational implies "want", right? Well, if you are in New Jersey, you may "want" to read this blog from John MacDonald because you are going to "need" to make some adjustments, like:
June 18th, 2019 by Bruce Douglas and Jennifer Bocchinfuso at Ogletree Deakins
CBD oil is legal in most states if derived from hemp, and the uses, although not necessarily efficacy, range from anxiety to acne, pain relief to heart disease. It is considered an effective anti-seizure medication by the Mayo Clinic and is being studied as a treatment for Parkinson's schizophrenia, diabetes and MS. And if it is derived from marijuana, it may contain THC and be psychoactive. Dude.
So it is coming to your office, if it isn't already there. Now you have to figure out how to deal with it.
May 10th, 2019 by hrsimple
We’ve talked at length about the issues of dealing with alcohol in the workplace, but here is a new take: how does an employer deal with a non-drinker?
While it seems like a no brainer, we all know that nothing in the employment law world is as black and white as it seems, so check out what the Evil HR Lady has to say in Inc. Magazine and read up on all things teetotaler now.
December 24th, 2018 by Robin Shea at Constangy
One of our favorites, Robin Shea, invites you into her Christmas HR world with a Christmas-themed quiz featuring:
And to all a good night!