Tag: Drug


Pennsylvania Marijuana Law Allows Private Discrimination Claims

December 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Individuals may file private discrimination claims under Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (MMA), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently decided. The September 25, 2020, ruling joins a previous state court decision coming from Lackawanna County, practically […]

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Tips for Tackling the Opioid Epidemic in the Workplace

June 13, 2018

Via: HR Hero

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on the job deaths from drug- or alcohol-related causes have grown 25% annually since 2012. That’s a serious concern. Even worse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that 116 people died […]


The Opioid Crisis and the Workplace

March 12, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The National Safety Council (NSC) has begun its nationwide road tour through areas of the United States that have been heavily hit by the opioid crisis. As part of that campaign, they have taken ownership of the Celebrating Lost Loved […]


High Court: Self-Publication of Defamation Not Recognized in Texas

January 26, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The Texas Supreme Court recently issued a decision that may put some employers at ease. When it comes to defamation claims in Texas, several elements are required, including “the publication of a false statement of fact to a third party.” […]

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Employers Should Consider a Prescription Drug Use Policy to Avoid Lawsuits

November 27, 2017

Via: Workforce

The issue of privacy has become a matter of paramount importance in modern life, particularly with regards to medical issues. Health care professionals and their assistants are constrained from revealing a person’s medical history and treatment without the express permission […]