Written by: Lillian Romero Gomez & Jessica P. Gomez-Lizarraga, esq Many employers ask the same questions concerning marijuana in the workplace, including: Do I need to accommodate an employee who uses marijuana, even for medicinal purposes? Do I still need to hire someone that tests positive for marijuana? Can my employee smoke/consume marijuana on their […]
Organizations that engage volunteers in their operations should take special care to manage the risks associated with volunteer service. Thefollowing risk management strategies can help minimize the risk of volunteer service in your organization and maximize the benefits that volunteers bring to an organization: Use a volunteer application form to collect information from anyone who […]
Baker, Romero hosted its annual work place compliance seminar. Our speakers shared information on new employment laws and trends of 2015. Thank you to our speakers: Shannon Jenkins, esq., Audrianne Adams Lee, and Pamela Akop.
The U.S. Department of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires employers to verify the identity and employment authorizationeligibility of new hires. Employers must fill out USCIS Form I-9 to satisfy the requirement. On March 8, 2013, the USCIS released the new version of this form. The new form is nine pages long, including the form, […]