Marijuana is Still Illegal: An Employment Law Perspective on Measure 91

In the waning days of the election, we were asked by employers, from an employment law perspective, what the passage of Measure 91, which legalizes recreational marijuana use in Oregon, would mean for their business and their drug policies.  With Tuesday night’s results, the issue hits home with a bit more impact. Many employers have adopted a zero

Are Potty Mouths Protected from Employers?

NLRB Rules that Cussing Out Employer May be OK by David Briggs Have you ever had an employee just lose his cool and lay into you with a profanity-laced tirade? Many employers who have had that pleasure have fired the insubordinate employees on the spot. In one of its most recent decisions, the National Labor

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