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Impact of Marijuana on Maine Workers’ Compensation

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Marijuana use in the State of Maine has been in a state of flux over the past several years. The introduction of the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act, Maine Workers’ Compensation Appellate Division decisions, and a recent...more

RLA “Minor Dispute” Preemption Alive and Well As a Potential Defense in State Court

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

An Illinois state appellate court recently confirmed that Railway Labor Act “minor dispute” preemption is alive and well as a potential defense to state-law retaliatory discharge claims. The case, Hughes v. United Airlines,...more

Employer Required to Reimburse Employee For Medical Marijuana Treatment

The Court of Appeals of New Mexico issued a decision last week that many employers believe flies in the face of the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. §§ 801 (“CSA”), and the Justice Department’s August 29, 2013 Memorandum....more

Litigation: New York’s Appellate Division Refuses to Compel California Employers to Arbitrate in New York State (10/14)

by Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC on

The Appellate Division, First Department, for the Supreme Court of the State of New York recently held that a group of California-based employers represented by Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC cannot be compelled to arbitrate...more

July 2014 Monthly Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Update

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

The leading development this month in the area of independent contractor compliance and misclassification is an Arizona case that deals with a commonplace event – but one that carries with it the potential for unanticipated...more

Federal Court Dismisses Claim by Air Ambulance Company Seeking to Avoid California Workers' Compensation Official Medical Fee...

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

Earlier this year, California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (“CALSTAR”), an air ambulance company rendering services primarily in California, filed an action in federal court in Sacramento against more than 75 workers’ compensation...more

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