Colorado Supreme Court Rules Workers Can Be Fired For Using Marijuana Off-Duty

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Workers Can Be Fired For Using Marijuana Off-Duty

Although it’s legal under state law to use marijuana, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled today that employers can fire workers who smoke/ingest/otherwise partake in pot when they’re off the clock. [More]

Care.com Bans Members Without Investigating Complaints Against Them First

Care.com Bans Members Without Investigating Complaints Against Them First

We live in a world where consumers not only expect instant gratification from the online products and services they pay for, but also instant justice when they believe they’ve been wronged. That’s why a growing number of websites now take a “shoot first, ask questions later” approach to complaints — removing content, and locking down accounts before they investigate. While many sites try to balance this preemptive practice by allowing affected users to appeal, that can’t be said about one prominent site that connects users with professional caregivers. [More]

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S.C. Supreme Court: You Can Get Workers’ Compensation For Company Kickball Injuries

Sure, you’re a team player, and I don’t mean that only in that annoying officespeak, but during actual sporting events where you play on a team. So what happens if you get injured playing kickball or softball at a company event? One court says employees could be eligible for workers’ compensation in those cases. [More]

Bank Of America Kicks Man Out Of Mortgage Modification Program Over 80 Cents

Bank Of America Kicks Man Out Of Mortgage Modification Program Over 80 Cents

Tom was in danger of foreclosure and losing his home, so when he was approved for a mortgage modification program by Bank of America, he was relieved. As long as he made his new lower monthly payments on time for three months, he was golden. But one slip of the fingers on his phone’s keypad changed everything, and fast. [More]