On May 30th, Governor Phil Scott signed a new sexual harassment law for the state of Vermont that aspires to provide greater legal protection in light of the #MeToo movement, not just for employees, but volunteers, interns and independent contractors.
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.