Weed in the Workplace: D.C. City Council Approves Bill Restricting Employer Cannabis Testing | Blogs | Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Emily Parkin

Washington, D.C. is poised to join a growing number of state and local jurisdictions that restrict employers from testing employees for cannabis use as a condition of employment. On Tuesday, June 7, the D.C. City Council approved the Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act. The bill is pending approval by D.C. […]

Private Student Loans Rarely Make Financial Sense

Emily Parkin

With interest rates on federal student loans set to rise for borrowers who attend college during the 2022-23 academic year, it’s only natural to wonder if you could score a cheaper loan rate elsewhere. After all, private student loan companies are still advertising variable rates as low as 1.19%, and […]