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    Medical Marijuana

    Stephanie Dutchess Trudeau

    Accommodating Employees Who Use It

    Here is the latest tip for employers: Do not be too quick to "just say no" to medical marijuana. The "it's a federal crime" escape hatch employers invoked previously has been closed by more and more courts in states with medical marijuana laws.

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    The Latest Trend in Employment Law: Banning Salary History Inquiries

    Christopher D'Angelo

    Add salary history to the growing list of inquires off limits to those who interview and evaluate prospective job candidates. Several cities and states have passed legislation that, broadly, prohibits a prospective employer in the private sector from asking questions about an applicant's compensation history.

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    Is Trump the New Obama?

    Robert G. Brody and Alexander Friedman

    Possible Regulatory Enforcement Against Business After All

    Immigration is now the focus of the Trump administration. Last year, ICE released "Guidance for Employers Conducting Internal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 Audits." Employers would do well to review and familiarize themselves with it. Additionally, employers should also seek the advice of competent counsel to ensure their self-audits are useful without creating the smoking gun that the government audits are hoping to find.

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    Arizona's New Paid Sick Leave Law

    Tamara Cook

    What You Need to Know

    As of July 1, 2017 all employers in Arizona are now required to provide employees with paid sick leave as directed by a new law, the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, which Arizona voters passed in November 2016.

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