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On Thursday, April 20, 2023, Angela Reddock-Wright, employment and Title IX law attorney, mediator and legal commentator, joined KABC 7 news anchors Mark Brown and Ellen Leyva to discuss what many regard as the April 20th Marijuana Holiday and CA Assembly Bill 2188, passed in 2022, which prevents employers from discriminating against employees in the workplace based on their

The beginning of 2023 was full of new rules, proposals, and continuations of workplace trends that affect both employers and employees California and the broader U.S.
From the FTC’s non-compete proposal, the NLRB’s severance agreement ruling, to unionization efforts and the new mandatory arbitration laws in California, there’s plenty to review. Alongside new rules and proposals throughout Q1 2023, a

Following weeks of tension between Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, chaired by Senator Bernie Sanders, a Senate hearing was finally held on March 29, 2023, to explore Starbucks’ alleged offenses against its union members.
Schultz officially exited the company on March 20, 2023, and initially urged the panel to hear testimony from

A recent NLRB decision has effectively shifted the power dynamic between employers and employees.
On February 21, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that broad non-disparagement and confidentiality clauses in severance agreements are unlawful, and violate employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). 
In simpler terms, employers will no longer be able to condition severance