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On Friday, April 1, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to decriminalize cannabis on the federal level, allow for the expungement of certain marijuana convictions, and offer loan opportunities to cannabis businesses.
The effect of the Act is to assure that any person bringing a sexual assault or sexual harassment claim under any state or federal law, has the protected right to have such claim litigated in court, rather than arbitration.
A stark reminder of OSHA’s enduring enforcement powers is a recent case in which significant fines were proposed by OSHA against an Ohio-based auto supplier because it failed to follow its own policies and federal guidance related to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.