By: Rob Parker Have you ever experienced a manager who has gone rogue and potentially set the company up for liability? If so, this situation might sound familiar to you. An employee was called into her manager’s office. The manager informed her that he had heard a rumor that she was taking medication and believed […]
Termination for Medical Marijuana Use Goes to Court Clark County District Judge Mark Bailus is allowing a wrongful termination case against Sunrise Hospital to move forward. On Tuesday, Judge Bailus rejected Sunrise Hospital’s motion to dismiss a former employee’s lawsuit alleging wrongful termination in violation of Nevada’s medical marijuana law. The lawsuit also alleges that […]
On February 1, Maine became the first state to protect employees from adverse employment action based on off-duty marijuana use. In anticipation of this change, the Maine Department of Labor removed marijuana from the list of drugs an employer can test in its model drug testing policy. Under the anti-discrimination provisions of “Question 1 – An […]
Opinion By: Thoran Towler, Chief Executive Officer, Nevada Association of Employers As we start to roll through 2018, the challenges of legalized marijuana continue for Nevada employers. “I can’t find a single applicant that isn’t stoned!” This was the key comment from a call I recently received from a frustrated client calling our human resources […]
The Problem with Marijuana By Rob Parker HR interviews a candidate who appears to be the most suitable and qualified person for an open position at the company. A conditional job offer is made and the candidate is given instructions on how to proceed with her pre-employment drug screen. The candidate informs HR that she will […]
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