Employers in Ohio face a challenging situation with the advent of medical marijuana and the issues it presents in the workplace. The law entitles employers to a drug free workplace and the enforcement of a zero-tolerance policy. However, to date, there is not a “real time” test to determine whether an employee is impaired or “high”.Read more
An important decision for employers was issued on October 9, 2018, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in United States v Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc., No. 16-17745. The Mar-Jac case limited OSHA’s ability to expand accident investigations beyond their original and intended scope.
The case began on February 3, 2016, when an employee of Mar-Jac Poultry, a poultry processing facility in Georgia, was injured while trying to repair an electrical panel.