What Should California Employers Do About Flu Season?

Katie CullitonNEWS, WORKPLACE POLICIES

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses and can cause mild to severe illness. Pumpkin spice lattes, sweaters, apples, cold weather, cozy nights inside — it’s that time of year again. Yes, flu season is beginning (did you think I meant autumn?). Although you can catch the flu at any time during the year, influenza incidents… Continue Reading What Should California Employers Do About Flu Season?

Pre-Employment Drug Testing as Marijuana Tests Reach Record ‘Highs’

Katie CullitonNEWS, WORKPLACE POLICIES

Marijuana may be legal in California, but employers can still choose to require a pre-employment drug test. Marijuana is legal in California, and unemployment rates remain low. Meanwhile, workplace drug tests yielding positive results are hitting record highs. What should California employers do about pre-employment drug testing? Positive Drug Test Hits 14-Year High Positive workplace drug tests increased 4.4 percent… Continue Reading Pre-Employment Drug Testing as Marijuana Tests Reach Record ‘Highs’