The Essential – January 2020

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Paid Leave for Federal Workers

Known as Federal Employee Paid Leave Act (FEPLA), effective October 2020, Federal workers will be entitled to 12 weeks of paid time off for the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a new child; to care for a spouse, child, or parent; for particular military...

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a consumer-directed law that empowers California consumers to learn how a business stores, retains and uses their personal information (PI). The CCPA gives consumers certain rights about the personal information that...

Marijuana in the Workplace and Drug Testing

With more and more states legalizing medicinal use and recreational marijuana, employers are baffled at how to handle company drug testing rules. What does the law say? California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996 with the Compassionate Use...