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Cannabis | Food & Beverage | Healthcare

Medical Marijuana Impacts the Workplace: Use involves more than patients – employers must confront the effects.

Much speculation and unfounded fears have created a cloud of uncertainty around Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana law. Of particular concern is how the law will impact the workplace. People unfamiliar with the law mistakenly picture a group of employees with marijuana prescriptions for...

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Board of Directors

Top 10 Topics for Directors

Top 10 Topics for Directors Strategic Planning Challenges: For the fourth year in a row, strategic planning tops the list. Overseeing the company’s direction is a core board responsibility, often requiring directors to step back and look at the company’s business from the...

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Compensation

A Trap For The Unwary: Employee Benefit Plans And The Fiduciary Exception To The Attorney-Client Privilege

An employer that administers an employee benefit plan often takes on the role of fiduciary. Under the fiduciary exception to the attorney-client privilege, communications between a plan fiduciary and counsel regarding matters of plan administration have been held to be discoverable, to the extent...

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