POT IN THE WORKPLACE

Colorado and Washington recently passed laws legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Eighteen states (including California) and the District of Columbia allow the use of “medicinal” marijuana in certain circumstances. California employers must...

CHANGES TO CALIFORNIA’S PREGNANCY AND DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION REGULATIONS

This year, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing will administer and enforce newly revised regulations addressing discrimination based on pregnancy and disability. The final regulations, which took effect on December 30, 2012, are the product of years of...

BAD HIRES CAN TURN INTO BAD EMPLOYEES

“Bad employees” – poor performers or workers who otherwise do not live up to management’s expectations – aren’t good for the workplace. It’s not easy to explain why this happens to some employees. It might be a personal issue,...
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