On Aug. 29, 2022, the California legislature passed the FAST Recovery Act, which is arguably the most significant piece of restaurant-specific legislation passed in U.S. history, impacting a massive range
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A bill introduced in the California Assembly in February 2022 would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers and job applicants for off-duty marijuana use.

Assembly Bill (AB) 2188 would amend
Continue Reading New California Bill Would Prohibit Employers From Acting Against Workers for Off-Work Cannabis Use

In true California fashion, the legislature had a busy session that resulted in a number of new employment-related statutes and amendments being passed just in time for the holidays and
Continue Reading California Employers Will Ring in The New Year With More Coal Than Presents

On Sept. 28, 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 606 (SB 606), which, among other things, creates two new categories of California Division of
Continue Reading Cal/OSHA to California Employers: Get It Right or Pay the Price

California recently enacted an employee recall law that may substantially affect employers in the tourism and travel industries amid the emerging post-Covid-19 economy. On the heels of Governor Gavin Newsom’s
Continue Reading A Recall to Arms after Covid-19 – Some California Employers Must Offer Rehire to Laid-off Employees

On March 19, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 95 into law, once again requiring employers to provide California employees with paid sick leave in connection with COVID-19. Under SB
Continue Reading Statewide COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Returns to California