Thursday, February 29, 2024

Tag: Marijuana in the Workplace

How State Cannabis Laws Affect Testing, Questions About Use

I’ve heard California law protects employees who use cannabis. Is it true that we can no longer test for, or discipline, an employee who...

New Laws California Employers Will Need to Follow in 2024

In Episode 187 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman review several new laws that...

Opposition in Final Days of Legislative Session Stops Onerous Requirements for Businesses

In the closing days of the legislative session, strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and allied groups, including many local chambers of...

Climate Change Job Killer Bills: 1 Stopped; 1 Goes to Governor

On the final day of the session, Assembly members heeded the concerns raised by the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of more...

Update on CalChamber Efforts to Secure Changes to Important Bills

In Episode 156 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocates Ashley Hoffman and Robert Moutrie give a...

CalChamber Identifies 4 More Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce this week added four bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of bills on the list...

Job Killer Carryover Bills Miss Deadline to Move

Ten California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills introduced last year have been stopped. The following bills failed to move before the January 31 deadline...

How Festive Is Too Festive? Tone from Top Is Key to Avoiding Trouble

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and many companies are deciding to join in the festivities by hosting a holiday party. Although...

Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Employee Retention, Recruitment

In the newest podcast episode of The Workplace, California Chamber of Commerce General Counsel and Executive Vice President Erika Frank is joined by employment...

CalChamber Opposition Stops Job Killers

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped stop three more job killer bills from continuing past the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week. Held...