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Garrett T. Senney has a PhD in Economics from The Ohio State University and works for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in Washington, DC.  Dr. Senney has graciously given us permission to publish his article below regarding banking a marijuana business. ...

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On October 11, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) released an updated Memorandum to clarify its position on whether employee drug screening and safety incentive programs are permissible.  In May 2016, OSHA published a final rule that prohibited employers from retaliating against their...

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By Kristina E. Curry On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld employment arbitration agreements which prohibit employee class and collective actions.  Epic Systems Corporation v. Lewis No. 16-285, involved three consolidated cases where former employees attempted to make claims under the Fair Labor Standards...

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           On October 1, 2015, all entities covered by the HIPAA privacy law, including health care providers and their business associates that regularly receive health information, are required to begin using a new set of diagnostic codes known as ICD-10.  ICD...

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On June 26, 2015, The Supreme Court ruled, in Obergefell v. Hodges, that the 14th Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex, and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage...

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision establishing standards for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)  to meet in a  good-faith “conciliation process” with an employer prior to filing a Title VII discrimination claim in court.  In Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC,  (...

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Ohio Employers may be receiving another pleasant surprise in the mail beginning around November 7, 2014.  The BWC will begin to send out checks to employers as part of the “Another Billion Back” program proposed in August. Ohio employers will receive another $1 billion rebate and...

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