Employment Law

Delaware Medical Marijuana Cardholder is Terminated Following Positive Drug Test, Survives Motion to Dismiss from Employer After Suing for Discrimination

Medical marijuana laws have been around for several years.  33 states and the District of Columbia have laws allowing for the use of marijuana in some form for medical purposes.  However, the number of cases discussing those laws and their …

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Sheriff’s Deputy Throws the Kitchen Sink at Employer after Not Getting Promoted and Still Misses

It is not always appropriate for an employer to rely too much on an applicant’s performance during an interview as the deciding factor in determining whether to hire that applicant.  Interviews can be very subjective, and interviewers might be subject …

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City of Brainerd Restructures Fire Department, Bargains Over Impact, and Lays Off Full-Time Employees. MN Court of Appeals: “Not So Fast.”

Those who have worked in public labor in Minnesota know the drill: if you’re going to make changes to the structure of organization, you inform the union of the proposed changes, bargain over impact, and go forward with the move.  …

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Another MAJOR Decision by the Minnesota Court of Appeals Overturning the Decision of an Arbitrator

The Minnesota public labor community was already pretty taken aback at the Minnesota Court of Appeals’s decision in City of Richfield v. Law Enforcement Labor Services, which reversed an arbitrator’s decision returning an officer to duty after he was terminated …

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