Breaches / Reporting / SanctionsAs with many other elite sports breaches of the Policy can be publically reported and appropriate sanctions handed out. CrossFit has made a number of such announcements on its website, most recently in respect of Natalie Newhart, who was handed a two-year suspension for an out-of-competition violation in March last year, and three competitors from the age group and team categories last September. … [Read more...] about The CrossFit Games 2017 Drugs Policy – Fit for purpose?
If you fail a pre employment drug test what happens
“Marijuana isn’t the evil weed anymore, and it can be used as a medicine under the proper controls,” Yastrow says. “My mother-in-law lives in Colorado. She’s 82 years old and pretty damn healthy, but she has terrible insomnia. After trying everything available, she now swears by her pot brownie every evening. If she were taking a mild sedative every night, it would be no problem. But if she were to apply for a job in a lot of states, she’d get bounced.” … [Read more...] about Employers and workers grapple with laws allowing marijuana use
Team Retaliation has come on strong again this year, drawing on a deep bench of talent that has enabled it to dominate the tournament for several consecutive seasons. In 2014, retaliation claims were once again the preeminent category of EEOC charge, rolling over all competitors, including second-place Race Discrimination, which garnered a paltry 35 points (as a percentage of EEOC filings) to Retaliation’s 42. Retaliation’s renowned position no doubt stems from its strong fundamentals, which have been bolstered significantly in recent years by the Supreme Court’s decisions in Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White, which expanded the type of employer conduct that constitutes retaliation, and Thompson v. North American Stainless, which broadened the categories of workers entitled to bring retaliation claims. Retaliation also benefits from an increased awareness among U.S. workers that they can seek damages when an employer … [Read more...] about 2015 Employment Law Issues Tournament: First Round Results and Recaps
Around 75 percent of marijuana tests are conducted through urine testing. To flush weed out of your system or at least reduce it to acceptable levels, you may try drinking about a gallon of a diuretic drink or electrolyte water 24 hours before the actual test. Cranberry juice is a relatively safe and popular choice, besides water. However, suddenly drinking lots of liquids before testing with dilute your urine and raise questions, because urine should be a strong yellow color for the test to be valid. This is where vitamin supplementation comes in. … [Read more...] about Pass Your Marijuana Test: How To Flush Weed From Your Urine
“The long standing doctrine,” says Marchant, “has been that pharmaceutical drugs are ‘unavoidably unsafe products’useful products that have unavoidable side effects, but we still want to encourage their manufacture and protect them against strict liability.” Earlier this year, Marchant says, the American Law Institute amended the Restatement (Third) of Torts to extend the protection even further by stating that drug manufacturers should be immune from claims alleging that the harm caused by a product was inherent in the design of the product itself and not simply due to errors in its manufacture, as long as there is a single group of people for whom the drug is safe. … [Read more...] about Personalized Prescriptions