Zeroing In on Zero Tolerance
By Tom Starner
A recent court ruling on Connecticut's medical marijuana law may affect employers around the country, experts say, including those operating in the growing number of states that also provide affirmative employment protections for users.
Handling PTSD with Care
By Anjali Patel
Recent case decisions show that employers must be prepared to handle a variety of issues related to post-traumatic stress disorder, especially if they want to avoid hefty damages.
Dealing with Rally-Attending Employees
By Janay Stevens
Free-speech issues in the workplace are top of mind for both employers and employees in the aftermath of Charlottesville. The First and Fourteenth Amendments offer little protection for individuals who engage in hate speech and are fired by a private employer, says one legal expert, but employers must also consider whether the National Labor Relations Act offers any protection to employees.
A Legislative Victory for Employers
By Jack Robinson
A coalition of business groups can savor -- for now -- the demise of a proposal in Congress to cap long-established health-insurance tax exemptions worth billions of dollars annually to employers and employees.
Google's Firing Line
By Carol Patton
Experts weigh in on whether the tech giant made the right choice in firing the engineer who wrote what many considered to be an anti-diversity internal memo.