Coast Employment Law In The News
California Legislature Asks: Is What You Smoke at Home Your Boss’s Business? by Christopher Hazlehurst, J.D. | Jul 30, 2021
Coast Employment Law attorney Jon McGrath was recently interviewed for an article discussing a bill in the California legislature that would prohibit an employer from discriminating against an applicant or employee based on a drug screen that tested positive for THC (cannabis/marijuana). Mr. McGrath described the circumstances under which California employers can implement drug testing policies and was also asked to explain some of the difficulties surrounding testing for marijuana and prohibiting marijuana use during work hours.
Government Employers Held Liable for Limited PAGA Penalties by California Court of Appeal by Candice Pillion, J.D. | Apr 15, 2021
Jon McGrath was featured in an article regarding the ability to sue government employers under California’s Private Attorneys General Act and when employers are liable for penalties under the law.