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Opioid crisis draws concern over drug-free workplace policies

As the number of opioid-related deaths continues to rise in Ohio, some attorneys are advising employers to update their drug-free workplace policies to ensure they achieve their intended function and comply with all relevant state and federal laws.
Brouse McDowell shareholder Christopher Carney, who chairs the Labor & Employm ... (full story)


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Legal experts divided on whether anthem protests free speech issue

Legal experts divided on whether anthem protests free speech issue

WASHINGTON — Jerry Jones may want to bench Dallas Cowboy players who don’t stand for the national anthem, but NFL owners could find themselves facing a First Amendment lawsuit if they punish football players or coaches for their protests after taking public money into the private business of professional football.
The ... (full story)


Nearly 3 decades later, Anita Hill sees the needle moving

Nearly 3 decades later, Anita Hill sees the needle moving

It’s been 26 years since Anita Hill, soft-spoken and deliberate in her bright blue suit, sat before a Senate panel and detailed the lurid sexual harassment charges that would transfix a nation. Clarence Thomas went on to the Supreme Court, but Hill’s testimony was a watershed moment that raised awareness in incalculable ... (full story)