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OSHA Clarifies Its Position On Post-Accident Drug Testing; States That “Most Instances of Workplace Drug Testing Are Permissible”

Jackson Lewis P.C. • October 14, 2018
In a memorandum to Regional Administrators dated October 11, 2018, OSHA clarified the agency’s position as to whether certain types of drug testing would be considered violations of 29 C.F.R. §1904.35(b)(1)(iv). That regulation prohibits employers from discharging or discriminating against an employee for reporting a work-related injury or illness.

Employment Trial Report - 310k verdict

Jackson Lewis P.C. • October 14, 2018
A jury recently returned a $310,500 verdict in favor of a former University of South Florida employee on her retaliation claim against the University. DeBose v. USF Board of Trustees, et al, No. 8:15-cv-02787 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 26, 2018).

Upcoming Changes to the Massachusetts “Ban the Box” Law

Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP • October 14, 2018
A summary about the new Criminal Justice Reform Act taking effect on October 13th, including information about existing law, changes to existing law, and what these changes mean for employers.
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