Tag: voting leave

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing On May 10, 2019, a New York City Charter Rule (Int. 1445-2019) was adopted, without the mayor’s signature, amending the city’s administrative code by prohibiting pre-employment drug testing for marijuana. Specifically, under the law, it is an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer, labor organization, employment agency, or agent thereof…

Voting Leave Law On May 6, 2019, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed legislation (S.B. 58) amending the state’s voting time law by mandating that employees who are registered voters are entitled to two hours of paid time off to vote, subject to the following: The voting time will be allowed on the day of the…

9 Treats, No Tricks

What We’re Reading – October 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 9 curated stories that caught our attention this month. Politics at Work Election day is looming, and the midterm elections are on the minds of many Americans, making political conversations…

Question: During leave for voting, are employers able to count those hours towards the 480 hours of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) tracking? Answer: Time off to vote is not one of the qualifying reasons for taking Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave. Most employers have a separate voting time off policy which…