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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

What Passage of the Health Care Bill Means for Employers

Posted in Legislative Developments

Regardless of your political affiliation, you have to appreciate the magnitude of the moment. Sweeping health care insurance legislation has passed Congress. (The Senate will still take up  the "reconciliation" part of the bill which will make some additional modifications because the House only approved of the Senate version.) So, now’s the time to ask:… Continue Reading

EEOC Releases Technical Guidance on H1N1 Flu Virus and Compliance with ADA

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Human Resources (HR) Compliance

While the current outbreak of H1N1 Influenza is turning out (for now) to be less lethal than previously thought, the EEOC released guidance this week (available here) to help employers prepare for a possible pandemic and still comply with the ADA. Some of the guidance is lifted from previous statements of the EEOC but applied… Continue Reading