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Medical Marijuana and Work: Where We Stand Now

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center

It’s been nearly two months since Connecticut’s “medical marijuana” law became effective.  Yet many employers have been blissfully ignorant about what the law provides, perhaps because Connecticut does not yet have a home-grown supply of marijuana and the registration process is just beginning. But because of the law’s appeal, I would expect the impact to increase substantially… Continue Reading

Court Dismisses Employment Claim After Concluding Employee Committed Perjury During Trial

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Litigation

It’s the stuff of television shows.   In the middle of trial, a plaintiff (who is claiming his employment was terminated, among other reasons, in retaliation of his exercise of FMLA rights) drops a bombshell: [In the prior October], I learned that I had — have stage III prostate cancer with a metastatic brain lesion." While… Continue Reading