Matthew Gurnick

Matthew Gurnick represents employers in single-plaintiff and collective-action employment matters, discrimination, wage and hour, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and PAGA cases before state and federal courts, administration agencies, and in arbitration and mediation. He advises employers on various aspects of California labor and employment law in industries ranging from manufacturing, staffing services, transportation and logistics, and healthcare.

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California’s New Drug Testing Rules Protect Employees’ Off-Duty Cannabis Use

With expanding legalization and commercialization—including several state initiatives in 2024 and perhaps even federal legislation—the chances are good that your California business has at least a few employees who consume recreational cannabis in their free time. A new California law, Assembly Bill 2188, shields these employees from consequences at work for using cannabis away from … Continue Reading