In the United States, around 70 million men and women have a criminal record. They often struggle to find work: Only around 12% of employers say they would voluntarily hire someone with a record, and three out of four...
A new condition can now be treated with medical marijuana in Connecticut. The
General Assembly's Regulations Review Committee has agreed that chronic
neuropathic pain associated with degenerative spinal disorders is
eligible for treatment with the drug...
Epidiolex, the first cannabis-based medication approved by the US Food
and Drug Administration, is now available by prescription in all 50
states. The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in patients 2
and older to treat two types of epileptic syndromes: Dravet syndrome, a
rare genetic dysfunction...
Digital technology has made it easy for employers to peel
back the layers of workers' pasts. And they're taking advantage of
those opportunities: 73 percent of human resources professionals
surveyed say their companies run criminal background checks on...
Recently, we’ve seen a number of state law and common law claims dismissed because those claims are preempted by FCRA. In general, a preemption defense argues that,
where a state law could conflict with federal law, only the federal law
survives. FCRA contains at least two express preemption provisions...
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) provides federally-imposed
limitations on all employers who seek information from a Consumer
Reporting Agency about an applicant or employee for use in making an
employment decision, such as a hiring or promotion...
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