Cannabis and the WorkplaceCannabis and the Workplace
The NYS Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) is a social equity and employment law, focused on creating good paying jobs in the cannabis industry, offering resources for obtaining cannabis licenses to disadvantaged entrepreneurs, and providing financial resources to affected communities. The Labor and Employment Law Program is working with community partners to research best practices, do needs assessments, develop training and resources, and share information with stakeholders to ensure that the social equity focus of legislation is realized.
Education and TrainingLegal Education
The Labor and Employment Law Program offers multi-perspective forums and conferences that address current legal topics affecting the workplace.
The Title VII Class Action Consent Decree Repository contains unedited full text decrees and allows searching by specific clauses. The database is free and open to the public and includes consent decrees negotiated in Title VII race and sex discrimination class action lawsuits.
The ADA Case Repository contains court decisions, settlement agreements, and consent decrees decided or agreed to under the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended (ADA as amended).
- Director, Labor and Employment Law Programs, ILR School
Esta Bigler, Esq., as Director of Cornell University ILR’s Labor and Employment Law Program, uses her extensive background in labor and employment law to convene conferences and forums studying the
- Associate Director, ILR Cannabis Workforce Initiative