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Claim Under Minnesota’s Human Rights Act Not Barred by Exclusive Remedy Rule

In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Minnesota held that an employee, who sustained a work-related injury and who was receiving workers’ compensation benefits, may proceed against his employer under the state’s Human Rights Act (“HRA”) for discrimination against … Continue reading

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Florida Comp Act’s Drug-Free Workplace Program Statute Provides no Private Right of Action

Unsuccessful Job Applicant Sought to Utilize Statute After Passing Drug Test, But Not Getting Job § 440.102, Fla. Stat., which establishes a drug-free workplace program as part of Florida’s overall worker’s compensation scheme, does not provide a private right of … Continue reading

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New Mexico Employer Need Not Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use

An employer need not accommodate a New Mexico employee’s use of medical marijuana, even when that use is sanctioned under the state’s Compassionate Use Act (“CUA”), held a federal district court judge recently in Garcia v. Tractor Supply Co., 2016 … Continue reading

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