|The issue of random drug testing is a contentious one, and today we analyze whether such testing is constitutional or not; we turn next to analyze an exception to the general rule that public funds
should not ordinarily be used to support a ballot measure or a candidacy; and finally, we look at various legislative changes, including an increase in volunteer firefighter disability payments; protection from prorationing; response times; overbroad records requests; special meeting notices; and disability coverage and payments for LEOFF 2 firefighters.
|Today the Firehouse Lawyer addresses the impact of marijuana legalization and its impact on drug testing in the workplace. This article also touches on the use of benefit charges and a case involving personal electronic devices. ||12-04||2015||12||v12n04dec2014.pdf
|This issue discusses the importance of policies on recreational marijuana use, as it pertains to liability for negligence; we also discuss how overtime is calculated under FLSA in the event shifts are traded or employees substitute for one another; and finally, we consider a recent Washington Supreme Court case that has solidified the definition of "respiratory disease," as that pertains to injured firefighters. ||13-11||2015||11||November2015FINAL.pdf