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New York Enacts Novel HERO Act to Protect Employees Returning to Work

USA - May 20 2021 New York, a state among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, has now taken groundbreaking steps to protect its workers and maintain uniform…

Loren Lee Forrest Jr..

N.J. High Court Rules on Employer Obligations Under State Medical Marijuana Act

USA - May 6 2021 Organizations in employee-friendly New Jersey have long been faced with a choice between compliance with permissive state marijuana…

Travis P. Nelson.

EEOC Revises Conciliation Procedures, Creating Win-Win for Respondents and Claimants

USA - January 14 2021 Confidentiality. Transparency. Clear and substantive bases for a finding of reasonable cause. Prompt resolution that avoids drawn-out and costly…

Sara A. Begley.

Philadelphia Enacts Public Health Emergency Leave for Broad Range of Employees Through 2020

USA - September 30 2020 Philadelphia's City Council passed a measure on Sept. 15, 2020, enacting Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL) for employees who work at…

Valerie E. Brown.

Employer Rights Go Up in Smoke: NYC Largely Bans Marijuana Testing of Prospective Employees

USA - May 26 2020 New York City recently amended its New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) to ban drug testing applicants for marijuana, with exceptions for positions…

Loren Lee Forrest Jr..