As more states and localities legalize or decriminalize the use of recreational marijuana, the next logical step is to preclude employers from testing for marijuana use as a condition of employment.
Why? It comes does to dollars and cents. Or, perhaps, common sense. Continue reading
No, today isn’t “Bring Your Bong To Work” Day.
But the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is finally conceding in this memo that marijuana use may not be a concern when considering the suitability or fitness of an individual working in the federal government. Continue reading
In a landslide victory on election day — ok, a touch of politics — New Jersey voters overwhelmingly supported legalizing recreational marijuana. But where and when can you get it? (Asking for a friend).
And what does legalized recreational marijuana mean for local employers? Continue reading
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.