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Pizza & Punishments: An Employer’s Quick Guide On When To Provide Religious Accommodations

Most of the time, the need for providing a religious accommodation is obvious. An employee will submit a religious exemption request, and the employer will engage in the interactive process with the employee to determine what accommodation will appropriately address the employee's religious needs. However, there are times where the need for a religious accommodation [...]

2022-04-08T10:43:55-04:00March 28th, 2022|Latest News, Newsletter|

Weed in the Workplace: What Expanding Medical Marijuana Coverage Means for Employers

This year Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Board received nine petitions to expand medical marijuana coverage to additional conditions. The petitions submitted were for: Gilbert’s Disease; Anxiety; Degenerative Disc Disease, Chronic pain, PTSD; Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, Sleep Disorder; Opioid Use Disorder (OUD); Insomnia; Lupus; Opioid Use Disorder; and Autism Spectrum Disorder After reviewing the petitions, the Board [...]

2022-04-08T10:43:38-04:00March 28th, 2022|Homepage News, Newsletter|

Moving Away from Mandatory Arbitration Over Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims

On March 3, 2022 President Biden signed the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (“The Act”) into law. The Act amends the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to prohibit the mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment and sexual assault claims in arbitration agreements. The Act applies to all sexual harassment [...]

2022-04-08T10:44:18-04:00March 28th, 2022|Latest News, Newsletter|