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  • 2017 Arkansas Legislative Update
    2017-04-24

    2017 Arkansas Legislative Update

    In the 91st General Assembly of the Arkansas State Legislature, the following acts have been passed that relate to labor and employment issues:

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  • Five Things You Need to Know About Act 593
    2017-04-20

    Five Things You Need to Know About Act 593

    How will the amendment to the Medical Marijuana Amendment affect employers? In the recently concluded General Assembly, the legislature passed Act 593 to amend the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment. The purpose of the Act was to provide clarification to several terms and concepts left undefined in the Amendment itself related to the employment context.

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  • Warning: Jury Duty Scam
    2017-04-19

    Warning: Jury Duty Scam

    News Alert: If you receive a call from someone purporting to be from the Sheriff’s Office and stating that a warrant has been issued for failure to appear for jury duty, this is a likely a scam.

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  • House Bill 1460 Impacts the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment
    2017-02-07

    House Bill 1460 Impacts the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment

    House Bill 1460 filed yesterday by Representatives Carlton Wing and Doug House impacts the provisions related to employment within the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment. The bill adds some important clarifying definitions to the Amendment and provides employers with safe harbors to ensure a safe working environment for employees and the public. The bill was referred to the Committee on House Rules and awaits further action. 

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