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The Potential Untapped Value of Formerly Incarcerated Job Applicants: What Employers Should Consider
With the national unemployment rate at historically low levels, some employers are struggling to fill their job vacancies with qualified employees. There may be untapped talent within a group of applicants that are typically overlooked by employers: formerly incarcerated people and those with criminal histories.

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Medical Cannabis in the Workplace: What Protections Do Employees Have?
In 1969, President Richard Nixon declared a "war on drugs." Subsequently, Congress passed the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970.
How Reasonable is That Accomodation? Case Studies Evaluating the Reasonableness of Workplace Accomodations Under the Americans With Disabilities Act
One of the stated purposes of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was "to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination."
#MeToo: How State and Federal Legislation is Impacting the Use of Nondisclosure Agreements in Employment
For those who thought the #MeToo movement would fade into the next news cycle, the growing list of powerful individuals accused of sexual misconduct and real-life consequences for businesses have shown that it has no signs of slowing down.