California Employment Law: Legalized Marijuana

In 2016, California voters legalized recreational marijuana by approving Proposition 64, which impacted both Employers and Employees in many different ways. This Employment Law Summary provides a high-level overview of California’s marijuana laws and information about their impact on employers in the state. These laws include the California Compassionate Use Act of 1996, which authorizes certain individuals to use marijuana for medical purposes, and the California Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which allows individuals who are age 21 or older to possess, cultivate and use limited amounts of marijuana in the state.

At Conrey Insurance we want to ensure that you know the laws and how the effect your business and employees. To speak with a member of the Conrey Team, call (877) 450-1872 or contact us and experience The Conrey Difference for yourself.

How an Aging Workforce Impacts Workers’ Compensation

As more people decide to remain in the workforce for longer periods of time, employers may find that their workers’ compensation costs are also increasing. These cost increases often come as a direct result of a greater number of employees with chronic illness and preexisting or age-related conditions. Among the most common are knee or back injuries, stress, or cumulative trauma.

Click here to download an article on the unique considerations related to workers’ compensation for both employees as well as employers.

As claim costs go up, it is prudent to check up on your coverage to make sure that your business and employees are properly covered. To schedule a workers’ compensation check-up for your business, call us at 1-877-450-1872 or contact us here, and experience the Conrey Difference for yourself.