Tag Archives: Policies

It’s High Time to Update Your Marijuana Policies

The legalization of recreational use of marijuana in several states, including California, has left many employment policies vague and confused. This article offers insights to questions every employer should be asking in light of legalization. California’s Rollout of Legal Marijuana … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property and the Red Planet: Formulating IP Policies Towards the Successful Colonization of Mars

Human colonization of the planet Mars is not a question of “if” but rather of “when,” or “how soon?” The challenges ahead are immense but so too are the perceived benefits. This article addresses an aspect that, thus far, has … Continue reading

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YouTube shooter IDed as woman angry at site’s “age-restricted” policies

Enlarge / Nasim Aghdam claimed that this "workout video" was unfairly subjected to YouTube's age restrictions. (credit: Nasim Aghdam) Numerous media sources are naming the suspect in Tuesday’s shooting at the YouTube campus in San Bruno, California as Nasim Aghdam. … Continue reading

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New Pregnancy Law Takes Effect April 1; Employers should have Written Policies in Place by Now

Effective on April 1, 2018, Massachusetts will institute its new pregnancy statute. The law brings broad new protections for pregnant employees, some of which benefit women after a child is born, and imposes important obligations on employers. Among them is … Continue reading

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Fifty States, Fifty Energy Policies

The federal government gets all the headlines, but state governments control much of energy policy. They control local utilities and set policies on renewable energy. But because so many jurisdictions are involved, it’s hard to get an overall picture of … Continue reading

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