New Bill Would Bar Employers from ‘Discriminating’ Against Workers for Positive Marijuana Test

Posted on: March 3rd, 2021 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

New legislation would, if passed, bar employers in California from testing for cannabis use to deny or terminate employment. The measure, AB 1256, would bar employers from using hair or urine tests to check if their employees use marijuana, because such checks do not test actual impairment but rather that a person has used marijuana […]

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Is Your Business Prepared for Recreational Marijuana Use?

Posted on: July 11th, 2019 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Companies in states that have legalized marijuana are wrestling with how to deal with employees that use, particularly if they did so the night before and are still feeling the effects the following day. A new survey found that one-third of business owners are not prepared for managing the effects of legalized marijuana in the […]

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Marijuana Laws Require New Workplace Policies

Posted on: November 20th, 2018 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

As states continue to liberalize marijuana use, employers are left in a bind in terms of enforcing no-drug policies, respecting their employees’ right to privacy and keeping a safe workplace. While a majority of states have medical marijuana laws on their books, only a handful of states require employers to accommodate (to a degree) staff […]

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