august women's month

August 22 – American Business Women’s Day Founded in 1949, the American Business Women’s Association set out on its mission to unite women in business across the nation in diverse industries, roles and occupations, increase the opportunities available to them, and enrich their lives personally and professionally. Officially recognized as a holiday by President Ronald […]

Common HR Mistakes in the Cannabis Industry

Within the cannabis industry, simple mistakes made by HR can greatly affect the organization. Businesses can potentially face enormous costs from the results of such mistakes; anywhere from the cost of employee turnover to more serious repercussions like legal costs for failing to comply with federal and state laws. Six of the most common HR […]

California Cannabis Wage and Hour Classification

Running a Cannabis business in California can be tricky! Particularly so when it comes to wage & hour and employee classifications.  Wage Orders Although employees in cannabis cultivation may be working in a defined agricultural occupation for an agricultural employer, the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA”) specifically states that those employees […]

Payroll and the Cannabis Industry in California

I recently had a business owner tell me he stopped using his payroll processing company and was paying his employees in cash, without deducting and paying payroll taxes. Banking and cash issues left the company with limited ability to find an easy way to pay and process payroll. Their solution? Pay cash and deal with […]

California Cannabis Update for Cannabis Employers

2022 has been the year of Cannabis Legislation, with a significant number of cannabis bills proposed in California Legislature. So far this year, lawmakers have introduced bills addressing everything from what cannabis packaging must look like and where cannabis products can be sold, to changes to state licensing regarding cannabis and cannabis tax credits. We are here to give you the most up-to-date information regarding what important legislature your businesses should watch out for regarding California cannabis!