Reevaluating your workplace Drug Testing policy

Excerpted from a Forbes Article by Clarissa Windham-Bradstock As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t enough to deal with, drug overdoses are ramping up, and yes, this recent trend has the potential to touch all of our workplaces. The National Institutes of Health reports that opioid use disorder (OUD) and opioid addiction are now at epidemic […]

Uncharted territory – New York’s Adult Survivors Act claims

Excerpted from a Seyfarth Shaw LLP Blog by Karen Y. Bitar For any company doing business in New York, this coming November 24 represents more than just Thanksgiving. It will also initiate a one-year period in which any person who claims to have suffered sexual abuse at any time in the past (so long as […]

NFL player lowers the boom on activist running across the field – was it legal?

To say these days are scary public times is probably an understatement. Headlines detailing school shootings, unruly airline passengers and anti-Asian hate crimes are enough to put anyone on edge. So, when an unknown person runs onto a football field carrying a pink smoke bomb, who knows what he’s up to? If you’ve seen the […]

Hurricane Ian a reminder employers should have a disaster plan in place

As the terrifying Hurricane and Tropical Storm Ian pummels Florida, it’s probably a good time to consider your company’s disaster plan. Here’s a detailed “Emergency Preparedness Checklist” provided by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). This checklist includes considerations for Human Resources (HR) in planning for emergencies. A multidisciplinary emergency planning team should be […]