Courts across the country have consistently concluded that the Americans with Disabilities Act does not require an employer to accommodate an employee’s use of medical marijuana — even outside of work — to enable an employee with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
But, first, thank you to everyone who stopped by yesterday for the Facebook Live / Zoom chat to discuss the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and other COVID-19 workplace issues. ICYMI, we did record the session. I’ve got audio here and my handsome talking mug here.
Here are five things that local employers need to know about the amended CUMMA. Continue reading
Last week, I participated on a panel on which a few of us employment lawyers discussed the pitfalls and best practices for dealing with issues related to employee opioid and marijuana use in the workplace. Continue reading