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13 Jun, 2019

New Cannabis Laws Make Employer’s Obligations Hazy

2019-06-12T07:11:13-06:00June 13th, 2019|Construction Contractor Advisor, Drug Free Workplace, Employment Policies|

Cannabis laws are popping up around the country and are impacting the way employers select employees.  Take Illinois for example—it is now legal to possess and consume cannabis in Illinois, but employers can still maintain their zero tolerance policies, with certain significant limitations. Zero Tolerance Employers may still prohibit employees from using cannabis while they are working, but employers can no longer decline to hire, discharge, or take other adverse [...]

27 Feb, 2014

Employment Checklist for 2014: 7 Things You Can Do to Minimize Your Risk

2018-04-23T23:55:15-06:00February 27th, 2014|Construction Contractor Advisor, Employment Policies|

As you gear up for the spring, maybe it’s time to look at your employment policies and practices to make sure you are covering all your bases. Below is checklist to help ensure you are in compliance. Workplace Posters. How long has it been since you updated your workplace posters? Any number of federal laws require posters. Here’s a link to the Department of Labor’s posting requirements.  OFCCP Obligations. Are [...]