On June 30, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill (S2105) extending the effective date of the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act to October 1, 2010. As reported in the February 2010 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority, absent this extension, the Act would otherwise have been effective on July 1, 2010.
Even something as simple as a statement that an employee has changed his or her medications can be treated as notice from an employee that an accommodation might be needed.
NYS DOL Issues Additional Model Notice and Acknowledgement Forms to Assist Employers when Hiring New Employees
As we advised in the September 2009 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority, New York employers are now required by law to give all newly hired non-exempt employees written notice of their hourly rate, overtime pay rate, and regular payday, and all newly hired exempt employees written notice of their rate of pay and their regular payday.
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a provision in the Bankruptcy Code which prohibits private employers from “terminat[ing] the employment of, or discriminat[ing] with respect to employment” against an individual who had previously declared bankruptcy, does not create a cause of action against a private employer who declines to hire based upon an applicant’s previously declared bankruptcy.