Recent case suggests employers may be required to make exceptions to drug testing policies to accommodate employees who have been prescribed medicinal marijuana.Read More
The Paley Rothman Blog
Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our employees.
The extent of Title VII protection against discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation remains a gray area after two recent federal appellate cases, and employers should be aware of state laws offering greater protection.Read More
Anticipating the Trump administration’s plans for the EEOC, possible changes in policies, programs, litigation priorities and strategies, and guidance on workplace discrimination and harassment.Read More
In August 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued its decision in Butler v. Drive Automotive Industries of America, Inc., wherein it expressly adopted the “joint employment doctrine” for cases brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Late last month, the Fourth Circuit issued an unpublished decision in the case of Greene v. Harris Corporation that dealt with the 9-part joint employer test it adopted in Butler.Read More
In the waning days of the legislative session, the Maryland Legislature enacted legislation addressing gender identity and making significant changes in the way employers will have to prove that pay differences are not discriminatory. The bill is awaiting signature by the Governor.Read More