The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently published guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects individuals in treatment or recovery from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). The publication, “The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Opioid Crisis: Combating Discrimination Against People in Treatment or Recovery,” is designed to assist employers in complying with anti-discrimination laws when dealing with individuals who are in treatment or recovery for OUD.

Teresa McQueen

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted on April 21, 2022 to adopt proposed revisions to current COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (Cal/OSHA ETS). The proposed adoption of the latest revisions passed by a 6 to 1 vote and is likely to be approved for implementation on or before the current May 5, 2022 ETS expiration date.


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