July 25, 2017 – Marijuana use in the workplace has become increasingly hazy as more states legalize the drug and employers grapple with how to adjust their policies to the complex jumble of new laws and court decisions. This article touches on current lawsuit cases happening across the country and the uncertainty that remains as state’s policy begins to differs from federal law. Our own Of Counsel, Amanda Goldman provides insight and direction this controversial policy is bound to take.
To read the full article “Workplace Marijuana Rules Confronted in Discrimination Cases,” published in National Law Journal by Erin Mulvaney, click here.
Amanda Wingfield Goldman if of counsel in Coats Rose’s New Orleans office. Her practice is concentrated primarily in labor and employment and she has defended employers in Title VII employment discrimination claims, and claims under the FLSA, FMLA, ADEA, OSHA, USERRA, ADAAA, WARN Act, and other employment-related lawsuits, as well as contractual disputes arising out of employment agreements. Amanda is a Certified Ethics Trainer for the State of Louisiana. She is licensed in Louisiana and Texas.