Fenwick Employment Brief



*Employers Need Not Accommodate Employees Who Use Medical Marijuana


..Unnecessarily Broad Background Checks Halted As An Invasion Of Privacy

..FMLA Now Covers Leave To Care For Members Of The Armed Forces

..Employee Terminated For Alcoholism-Related Absences Not Entitled To FMLA Leave

..Eight Circuit Requires Cooperation In Dealing With Conflicts Between Employer Needs And Employee Religious Obligations

..Paying Employees With Out-Of-State Checks Can Create Problems And Liability

..Forfeiture Of Stock Purchased Under ESPP Upheld

..California Supreme Court To Review Use Of "Sue-Your-Boss Law" For Labor Code Violations

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