As widely expected, Governor Newsom signed AB 2188 into law extending FEHA protection to employees who use cannabis while off duty and off-premise. This higher protection for employees who use cannabis will be effective on January 1, 2024. Employers have ample time to roll out compliant policies and testing procedures…Continue Reading CALIFORNIA “ROLLS OUT” MORE PROTECTIONS FOR WEED AT WORK
On Labor Day, with support from prominent unions, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Fast…Continue Reading Think FAST: California Enacts Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act
Bills of importance to California employers were passed by the California Legislature in the final…Continue Reading Sign or Veto? Bills Impacting Employers Await Governor Newsom’s Decision
Any one of three bills still advancing through the California Legislature’s 2022 session will have broad consequences for California employers if enacted. The Legislature has until August 31 to pass…Continue Reading Consequential Bills to Employers Advance Through California Legislature
Please join us for a complimentary webinar on Thursday September 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) in which California defense attorneys will share…Continue Reading Webinar – Avoid the Top Five HR Mistakes
Many times managers address issues with employees, but they forget to “tie it with a bow.”
Deficient documentation can take many forms. Perhaps the manager has a discussion with an…Continue Reading Tips and Tricks for A+ Employee Documentation
Last week, my colleagues Jeffrey Horton Thomas, Steven Gallagher and I presented a webinar entitled “Employer Update: Practical Advice from Employment Litigators in the Trenches”. In this…Continue Reading Practical Advice from Employment Litigators in the Trenches
While many now refer to the COVID-19 pandemic as a thing of the past, it is anything but gone. At the time this post was drafted, positive COVID cases in…Continue Reading Testing Your Patience: EEOC Revises COVID Testing Guidelines
On June 24, 2022, the United State Supreme Court held in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, that the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion, overruling long-standing…Continue Reading Reproductive Rights in the California Workplace
In what will be one of the biggest wins for California employers this year, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that waivers of employees’ individual claims under California’s Private Attorneys…Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court: Arbitration Agreements Can Include Enforceable PAGA Waivers!
Effective July 1, 2022, all on-premise alcoholic beverage servers and their managers must take Responsible Beverage Training (“RBS Training”). This ABC approved training must be completed by August 31, 2022…Continue Reading Responsible Beverage Training Required for Servers & Managers This Summer
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