U.S. Supreme Court rejects cases seeking workers’ comp for medical marijuana

Excerpted from a Duane Morris LLP Blog by Emily Meehan The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear two cases challenging Minnesota’s denial of workers’ compensation for medical marijuana used to treat work injuries. Two Minnesota employees, Susan Musta, who suffered a neck injury while working as a dental hygienist and Daniel Bierbach, who was injured […]

Workplace issues on “the slap heard ’round the world”

Simply called “the slap heard ‘round the world” or “the slap,” what happened during the 94th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 27 has quickly entered the everlasting terminology of notorious cultural history. A quick recap – since we suspect you’ve already read this hundreds of times – Will Smith unexpectedly stormed the stage after […]

New guidance for employers on “Long COVID” as a disability

Excerpted from a Nelson Mullings Riley & Scarborough LLP Blog The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Justice issued new guidance on July 26 clarifying that “long COVID,” and its potentially debilitating effects, can be a disability under Titles II (applying to state and local government) and III (applying to […]