Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign the legislation.
The case is called Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc. So, yeah, it’s “Wild.”
And so as not to bury the lede, the court concluded that the plaintiff, a medical marijuana user, could pursue discrimination claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (the LAD) against his employer. Continue reading
“Let’s see,” I said to myself. “I want to blog about this important, brand new medical marijuana employment law decision. This is a burgeoning area of the law, and this particular decision will enlighten my readers like few others I’ve written about.”
“Yeah, but unless you can find a ‘free for commercial use, no attribution required’ scales of justice made out of marijuana leaves, I think you should rank the spices in your spice rack instead. After all, readers love a good ‘turmeric v. garam masala’ showdown.”
***Googles ‘marijuana scales of justice’*** Continue reading
I’m sorry, dudes.
I totally meant to give you a blog post yesterday. I did.
But, the night before, which is when I generally compose this drivel, I got distracted. I was preoccupied with a certain MLB playoff game. Specifically, it was the one in which my Red Sox disposed of the Yankees, in Yankee Stadium, much to the chagrin of all of these losers.
I’m not a hater, I just blog a lot. Except on days after big Red Sox wins. Continue reading
Yep, it’s that time of year.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Training Institute is hosting its Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conference in Washington, DC. Continue reading
During this July 4th holiday week, I don’t expect many of you to read this blog. So, thank you to those who do stick around. And, come mid-week, I’ll set off some legal backyard fireworks in your honor.
***Updates shopping list***
And I’ll bring my A-game. B-plus, at least. For the rest of the week, you can expect nothing less from me than Russia’s performance against Spain in the World Cup.
We’re going to start off by revisiting an issue, the surface of which we began to scratch a few months ago: opioids and the workplace.