Legislature authorizes exemptions to employer COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Brian Skinner COVID-19, Employers, Government & Policy, Legislation, Workforce

By Brian Skinner, Esq. Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of vaccines critical to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. After determining the vaccines met applicable statutory standards and the agency’s specific safety and efficacy standards, the FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for the vaccines under Section …Read More

West Virginia’s Medical Cannabis Act: What Employers Should Know – Recent Court Cases

Brian Skinner Employers, Medical Cannabis

By Brian J. Skinner, Esq. The West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act was signed into law by Governor Jim Justice on April 19, 2017. The Act allows individuals with a “serious medical condition” to receive a certification to use medical cannabis obtained from a permitted dispensary in the state. Currently, 15 medical conditions are covered by …Read More

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