U.S. Court of Appeals Decision Win for Employees in Cannabis Industry

Posted by Margolin & Lawrence on October 8, 2019

On September 20, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that employers in the cannabis industry must pay their workers overtime in compliance with federal labor laws. This decision is remarkable given that marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.

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This blog is not intended as legal advice and should not be taken as such. The possession, use, and/or sale of marijuana is illegal under federal law.