Effective January 1, 2024, it will be unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a person in hiring, termination, or any term or condition of employment based upon: (1) a person’s use of cannabis off the job and away from the workplace, except for pre-employment drug screenings; and (2) an employer-required drug screening test that reveals non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in samples of hair, blood, urine, or other bodily fluids.
Archives for September 22, 2022
Stephanie Lewis discusses the impact COVID-19 had on the South Carolina legal system including a shift from litigation to providing advice and counsel and creating a backlog of cases in “Courts in South Carolina Adapting to Challenges of Covid-19 Pandemic,” published by Greenville Business Magazine.
A worker who missed the statutory cut-off date for filing a discrimination charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission isn’t entitled to have the deadline suspended, or “equitably tolled,” the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held.
A Chicago manufacturer agrees to pay $230,000 in back pay and interest to settle a discrimination case.
I stopped a fellow traveler to take a picture in the Milwaukee airport this week. It is out of focus and of poor quality.
Bisexual workers in the U.S. are less likely than gay or lesbian employees to report workplace discrimination, according to new data from the Williams Institute, but bisexual workers are also less likely to be out at work.
Focus and attention are major engines of productivity, particularly if the workforce isn’t being managed in the traditional, top-down fashion.
Addressing the worsening opioid crisis is one of the greatest challenges of our times, with policymakers, employers, and health care delivery innovators having critical roles to play.
A new report by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and United Suicide Survivors International showed that employers don’t want to talk about suicide. But the workplace may be the best place to reach the demographic most at risk: middle-aged men.
No matter how fulfilling a job is, the money matters.
The uptick shows that return-to-work mandates are having some impact, but the future of the office remains up in the air
Debby Perta insists she is not a “job jumper.”
On September 20, 2022, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that New York City’s private-sector vaccine mandate would become optional for businesses, beginning on November 1, 2022. The first-in-the-nation COVID-19 vaccination mandate for private-sector workers enacted by former mayor Bill de Blasio took effect on December 27, 2021.
In this episode, Jen addresses workplace conflicts of interest and the steps employers should take to prevent them.