Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Legal Column

LEGAL: States are going to pot: medical marijuana laws pose increased risks for...

Legislation allowing marijuana use is sweeping across America.  And it may have unexpected consequences for employers. Currently 33 states plus the...

LEGAL: Unanimous supreme court: ADEA coverage extends to small public employers

By Jeff JonesSpecial to the UCBJ The U.S. Supreme Court’s first decision this term was unanimous. In Mount Lemmon Fire...

When is a leave of absence required as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Employers frequently face the situation where an employee seeks a leave of absence due to a medical condition, but...

Riot Games – lessons from a corporate culture of harassment

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Riot Games. It may sound like an oxymoron but it’s actually a multi-million-dollar corporation specializing in video game development...

Don’t ruin your company holiday party

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ ‘Tis the season for company holiday parties. And while company holiday parties can create goodwill with employees, as well...

OSHA reverses policy on drug testing, safety incentives

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On May 12, 2016, OSHA published a final rule that, among other things, amended 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35 to...