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Medical Marijuana and Workers' Compensation Claims

Aug 12, 2015 by

Supporters have officially obtained enough signatures to place an initiative on this year’s ballot to make Ohio the 24th state to legalize marijuana for medical use (and the 5th for...

Beware of GINA in Workplace Investigations

Aug 12, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

GINA, the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008, makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees or job applicants because of genetic information.  The law...

New OSHA Standard for Confined Spaces in Construction Industry Goes into Effect Soon

Jul 28, 2015 by

OSHA’s new confined space standard for the construction industry will go into effect on August 3, 2015.  This will not only affect contractors, but also general industry employers who have...

The Supreme Court's Same-sex Marriage Decision: What Employers Need to Know

Jul 15, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

On Friday, June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.   The Court’s landmark decision is based largely upon the Due Process Clause of...

Marijuana Legalization: Impact on the Workplace?

Jul 14, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

With a number of states already legalizing the use of marijuana, and Ohio moving toward a ballot issue in November, employers are understandably concerned about the consequences a change in...

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