Blog Post
09/19/2022
By Ruth A. Rauls and Sondra Saporta

On September 9, 2022, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (the “Commission”) issued guidance for employers on how to evaluate suspected cannabis impairment in the workplace.  Although the guidance leaves some questions unanswered, it should provide some comfort to employers operating in an uncertain legal landscape. 

Background

Blog Post
09/17/2020
By Gary B. Eidelman

Several labor and employment laws affecting Maryland employers will go into effect on October 1, 2020. These laws include: tougher requirements under the State’s “Mini-WARN” Act; a CROWN Act, which expands the law to prohibit discrimination based on hair style; an amendment to the Equal Pay for Equal Work law; and a ban on salary history inquiries.

Maryland’s Mini-WARN Act

Blog Post
06/16/2020
By Alexander Reich

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on Monday, holding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination because of “sex,” bars employers from discriminating based on an employee’s sexual orientation or gender identity.