NJ Labor And Employment Law

The New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Blog is authored by Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio, shareholders in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, with support from the associates in the Group. It is dedicated to provide news and updates regarding all labor and employment matters throughout New Jersey.

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

May 16, 2017 | No Comments
Posted by Ari Burd

New Jersey, like 28 other states in this country, allows individuals to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.  From time to time, employers in NJ may receive accommodation requests from employees with medical marijuana prescriptions.  Although medical marijuana is legal, employers in New Jersey are under no duty to accommodate such requests.  Additionally, even if an employer wanted to accommodate such a request, the employer would have to carefully consider the situation, including potential liability.   For more details on the rights of employers and what they need to consider under these circumstances, please contact GH&C’s Labor and Employment Department for assistance.

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