Thursday, January 21, 2016

Stoned Superintendents! Harassed Receptionists! Undocumented Workers!

It's Labor-Palooza! Albert Brannen of Fisher & Phillips in Atlanta and Michael A. Schwartz of Pepper Hamilton in Philadelphia provided an intriguing update on labor laws relevant construction contractors. 

As many of us know, marijuana legalization in some form -- whether for recreational use or medical use -- is happening in many jurisdictions. So, can employers still test for it and fire an employee for use? Should employers have testing programs for employees immediately after they are involved in accidents on the job? Or on the road?

Bert Brannen covered these issues and more. Labor law affects all of our clients, so knowing something about it to help with issues is important.

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