Effective May 10, 2020, law Int. 1445-A will officially prohibit New York City employers, labor organizations, and employment agencies from conducting pre-employment drug testing for THC, the active ingredient in cannabis and marijuana. However, this holds true only for non-safety sensitive positions. » Read More
New York City employers who recently became required to provide lactation room accommodations and related information to employees may now use a model request form and policies published by the New York City Human Rights Commission to satisfy the law’s documentation requirements. » Read More
Here is an oldie but goodie post from last year that we thought we’d share again. ‘Tis the season!
With the holiday season in full swing, we thought we would remind everyone about the “do’s and don’ts of company holiday parties.” Here is an article published last year in NJ Business Magazine in which our own Pat Collins provides insight on some of the things that employers must be aware of when hosting the office party. » Read More
And just like that, our 2018 seminars are complete. We would like to thank you to everyone who came out to our last (and clearly most fun and educational) seminar of the year!
We discussed the handling of a variety of employment issues including discrimination, harassment, employee discipline, and employee termination, as seen in popular TV programs and movies (primarily Seinfeld and the Office, obviously). » Read More
While our news apps and smart phone feeds tell us about prominent individuals and “big businesses” that have been besieged by sexual misconduct allegations, we know that small and mid-sized businesses may be subject to substantial liability for the actions of their principals and employees. » Read More
As Pennsylvania employers are well aware, medical marijuana has been available at state-approved dispensaries since February of 2018. To date, more than 11,000 Pennsylvanians have been certified by state-approved physicians as having a qualifying medical condition. » Read More
Pat Collins led the first session of our 2018 Labor & Employment Breakfast Series this morning with a seminar on Navigating the Hiring Process.
Pat spoke to a crowd of fifty HR Professionals and attorneys on employment applications, screening candidates, interviews, background investigations, pre-employment testing, hiring, and job descriptions. » Read More
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