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With a recent amendment of California Assembly Bill 2188 (AB 2188), California employers could soon see restrictions on hiring and other employment decisions based on off-duty cannabis use. On August 30, 2022, the bill passed the California legislature and proceeded to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. If signed, the bill will go into effect on January 1, 2024, and make it

Thanks to a recent TikTok trend, young professionals have sparked a new workplace practice to establish boundaries and prevent hustle culture. Dubbed “quiet quitting,” the phrase generally refers to coasting through your job. However, it’s apparent that the trend is driven by a handful of separate-but-similar motivators.
Quiet quitting doesn’t refer to an employee’s resignation. Rather, some say it

After experiencing enormous stress, decreased revenues and unprecedented safety concerns during Covid-19, many organizations have come to realize that the amount of effort they spend planning for disaster ahead of time can spell the difference between failure and survival. Evidence suggests that crisis prevention is no longer an afterthought but one of the most important strategies every company, business or

After clearing Congress on August 12th, the $750 billion Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) was signed into law last Tuesday by President Joe Biden. Within the IRA are a set of major federal policy changes which will impact the U.S. energy, healthcare, environment, and tax sectors, plus a three-year expansion for  premium tax subsidies enacted under the American Rescue

Employee activism, a movement associated with actions employees and workers take to deal with specific issues, events, and experiences, has been on the rise since the start of the global pandemic. Some of these issues involve a company’s policies, practices or a stance on some hot-button topics that can no longer be ignored or swept under the rug. 
While traditionally

As inflation continues, the power of choice held by employees during the recent Great Resignation may soon shift to the employer’s side. 
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. job market has regained strength, encouraging employees to either ask for promotions and perks or find a better offer. To protect their retention, employers have been hesitant to mandate in-office work –

When the global pandemic swept the world, people of all ages, all walks of life and of different socio-economic backgrounds were caught by surprise. The threat was real, and everyone was struggling to make sense of the rapidly spreading disease. While everyone has suffered throughout this ordeal (in one way or another), evidence shows that essential workers, women, people of