Zachary Bombatch

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The annual flu season is upon us, and once again, employers with mandatory flu vaccine programs are wrestling with the prospect of complex employment litigation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) estimates that annual influenza-related deaths can be in the thousands, if not tens of thousands. The CDC estimates between 9.2 million and 35.6 million flu-related illnesses each year in the United States.  The flu season is actually an “annual epidemic,” according to…
Over 30 states and the District of Columbia have legislation providing citizens access to marijuana. Some states have “de-criminalized” the substance while others have legalized it for medicinal or even recreational purposes.  No matter the form, these laws contradict the federal Controlled Substance Act (“CSA”) under which marijuana is categorized as an illegal controlled substance.  The conflict between states’ laws and federal law regarding marijuana presents a confusing crossroad for employers.  The confusion has been…