On July 17, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) held that an employee fired for a failed drug test may pursue a disability discrimination claim based on her use at home of medical marijuana.
As people struggle to rebuild their lives, homes, and businesses after the hurricanes of Harvey and Irma, many others are looking for safe and effective ways to donate. Sadly, criminals have found a means to exploit such tragedies to appeal to your sense of generosity.
Prior to leaving D.C. for its August break, the Senate confirmed Marvin Kaplan to one of the two vacant management seats on the National Labor Relations Board.
A National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge’s recent decision highlights our ongoing concerns about the importance of wording and intent when crafting employee policies.
So a monkey, a parrot and a pot-belly pig all get on a plane. It’s not the start of a joke, it is the expanded policy for emotional support pets for domestic air carriers. In 2003, the Department of Transportation (DOT) allowed even more types of pets to qualify as a reasonable disability accommodation on airplanes to provide emotional support for their owners.