For more than a year, the Federal Trade Commission has been mulling on whether the federal government should regulate employee non-compete agreements. Traditionally, those agreements limit where and for whom an employee may work after leaving their job. The General […]
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Under a new Minnesota law legalizing recreational marijuana, beginning August 1, 2023, individuals 21 years of age or older may possess or transport up to two ounces of cannabis flower in public and to possess up to two pounds of cannabis flower in the individual’s private residence, among other things.
A Quest Diagnostics analysis published on May 18, 2023 found that positive post-accident marijuana tests were at the highest level in 25 years in 2022. Positive post-accident tests increased to 7.3%, an increase of 9% compared to 6.7% in 2021. Positive post-accident tests have been steadily increasing since 2012, with
On June 2, 2023, Governor Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 23-017, which expands the qualifying reasons an employee may take leave under the Colorado Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA).
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Watch Burnes Center for Social Change Senior Fellow Seth Harris in conversation with Alicia Modestino, Associate Professor at Northeastern University, and Aaron Sojourner, Senior Researcher at the W.E. Upjohn Institute, as they discuss the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs, wages, and unemployment report for May 2023. This conversation was
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently added some small clarity to the murky jurisdictional border between the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The much-anticipated release of the Biden administration’s final revisions to the regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 will be delayed to October 2023, the U.S. Department of Education recently announced.
On June 1, 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) does not preempt an employer’s state court tort claims alleging a union intentionally destroyed the employer’s property during a strike. The ruling is significant for employers in that it could open
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In a highly technical opinion letter issued this week, the Department of Labor clarified how to calculate FMLA leave usage when an employee takes intermittent leave during a holiday week.
To combat outbreaks at restaurants and other dining establishments, policies that support sick workers, including paid leave, may be needed, the agency said in a report this week.
Hotel Franchisee Fired Housekeeper Because of her Disability, Federal Agency Charged
In guided sessions, midcareer professionals are using the drug to seek improved job performance and better work-life balance.