Seyfarth Synopsis: Please join us, on Thursday, June 17, 2021, for a dynamic panel of specialists to discuss the top trends we’re seeing in transportation and the trickle-down effect to all businesses. The session will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Eastern.

Companies in every industry are feeling the effects of today’s transportation and logistics challenges and many
Continue Reading WEBINAR: Top Labor & Employment Issues and Disruptions for the Midwest Transportation & Logistics Industry

By Eric Suits

Seyfarth Synopsis: In the popular PBS show Downton Abbey, a large staff attends to the every domestic need of the British Earl and his family. Those of us somewhat less fortunate have likely felt the additional household burdens associated with the SIP orders. And as California businesses re-open, companies and workers have yet another chore to

Continue Reading More Laundry? Keeping Uniforms Clean in the Time of COVID

By Anthony CalifanoAriel D. CudkowiczJohn Ayers-Mann, and Frederick T. Smith

Seyfarth Synopsis: On May 23, 2017, in Callaghan v. Darlington Fabrics Co., a Rhode Island Superior Court issued a unique decision regarding employer obligations to medical marijuana users.

The Judge who penned the decision began his analysis by quoting a 1967 lyric from
Continue Reading Refusal To Hire Medical Pot Users Just Got Riskier–At Least In Rhode Island

By Caitlyn Crisp and Michael Cross

Seyfarth Synopsis: California voters gave the green light to recreational use of marijuana with the passage of Prop 64. Marijuana users may have felt like they struck Acapulco Gold, but a review of the law on drug testing in the workplace may turn out to be a buzzkill.

When can an employer drug
Continue Reading Marijuana at Work: Testing of (and for) Mary Jane

By: Alexander J. PassantinoRichard L. AlfredLoren GesinskyMeagan Noel Newman and James L. Curtis

As the Northeast braces for Winter Storm Juno, Seyfarth Shaw has prepared the following guidance to help employers navigate wage & hour issues arising from potential closures, as well as workplace safety issues related to severe winter weather.

Wage and Hour
Continue Reading Winter Storm Juno: Helping Employers Anticipate Wage & Hour and Workplace Safety Concerns