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Connecticut Advance Opinion: Affirming Arbitrator’s Finding That Termination Unwarranted of Employee Caught Smoking and Possessing Marijuana

Yes, you read the title correctly, the employee was a state employee, who was smoking marijuana while working, in a work vehicle, while simultaneously possessing ¾ of an ounce of marijuana, but his termination has been found to be unwarranted. State of Connecticut v. Connecticut Employees Union Independent et...

Theater Thursday: Pumbaa and Other Cast Members Have Hakuna Matata

Earlier this week an arbitrator ordered that three performers who wore character costumes in the "Festival of the Lion King" at Disney's Animal Kingdom be reinstated after they were terminated in June 2014 for complaining about the unsanitary conditions of the costumes. The performers claimed they were terminated without...
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