Shop Scrooges Workers and Fires Everyone by Email Before Christmas

Also in this week's 'Good Reads,' Cabbie's get 'sexy' for a calendar and is it fair to be fired for medical marijuana use?

It’s the weekend, and that often means you want to take a break from the news of the day. Each week, we’ll compile a list of “good reads” from Patch sites around the area. They’re happy or compelling or otherwise interesting stories for your weekend reading pleasure.

Is It Fair That Employees Can Be Fired for Medical Marijuana Use?

Businesses can still do random drug testing of employees, and discipline those who violate company policy — even if the marijuana is medical — under the Illinois law that starts Jan. 1.

'Seductive' Cabbie Calendar Raises Money for Lawsuit

The cabbies pose against the hoods of their cars, mostly fully dressed, to raise money for a lawsuit against the City of Chicago.

14 New Laws for the New Year

New state laws on pet stores, Facebook, child visitation, wine and unpaid tolls take effect Jan. 1, 2014.

Shop Scrooges Workers and Fires Everyone by Email Before Christmas

Snarf's Sub Shop exec says company regrets "last-minute notice."


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