Americans with Disabilities Act

While it likely will be some time before most working age Floridians can get a COVID19 vaccine, since the roll out has been nothing but chaos, employers should start to thinking about their vaccine plan.   The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidelines for COVID19 vaccines in late December 2020.

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23 states, plus the District of Columbia and Guam permit some form of medical marijuana use.  And, there are various medical marijuana ballot provisions, including currently in Florida, which likely will lead to more states permitting medical marijuana after this November’s election.

Despite the overwhelming change of law at the state level, federal law

As I previously posted, medical marijuana has made Florida’s 2016 ballot and is likely to pass muster this time around (in 2014 medical marijuana received 58% of the Florida vote, falling just short of the 60% necessary to pass).

So, assuming that Florida employers will soon be faced with questions from medical marijuana using

Recently, the United State Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an Americans with Disability Act (“ADA”) Plaintiff had standing to bring his ADA access complaint as a “tester”.

Joe Houston, a Florida resident who is paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair, has filed more than 270 ADA access lawsuits both in the Southern District