Employee’s Discrimination Case Involving Medical Marijuana Usage Provides Warning to Employers

"A recent case out of Arizona demonstrates that drug testing employees for marijuana use, and taking disciplinary action on the results, remains a complex issue in the many states which have legalized medical marijuana use. State statutes may (or may not) provide employee protections for off-duty use of medical marijuana or for status as a [...]

CPA Firms—Have You Audited Your HR Practices?

Have You Audited Your HR Practices? For CPA firms and other businesses in the accounting industry, the stress of delivering optimal results for clients in light of a complex, ever-changing tax code can detract from effective workforce management and compliance with employment laws. However, it is crucial for employers in any industry to periodically review [...]

These 5 New Laws Will Impact California Employers Starting in 2018—Is Your Organization Ready to Comply?

In recent months, the California Legislature has been busy enacting a series of new laws designed to enhance the rights of employees. From an attempt to narrow the gender wage gap to protections for immigrant workers, these laws—which will go into effect on January 1, 2018—will impose new requirements on public and private sector employers [...]