Tag: California Fair Employment and Housing Act

City of Belmont Minimum Wage Increase Beginning January 1, 2019, according to the City of Belmont Minimum Wage Ordinance, employers who are subject to the Belmont Business License Tax or who maintain a facility in Belmont must pay to each employee who performs at least two hours of work per week in Belmont a minimum…

FEHA and National Origin Discrimination On May 17, 2018, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the California Fair Employment and Housing Council’s new amendments to the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Act regarding national origin discrimination and employment. The new amendments: Clarify the definitions of national origin and national origin groups. Clarify permissible and…

The following question recently came from one of our clients requesting our assistance to better understand and manage this issue. Question:  Is a California employer required to allow an employee use of prescribed medical marijuana in the workplace? Answer:  An employer has the right to enforce a drug-free policy in the workplace even though medical…