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California Law

Assembly Bill No. 2188 CHAPTER 392 An act to add Section 12954 to the Government Code, relating to employment. [Approved by Governor September 18, 2022. Filed with Secretary of State September 18, 2022.] legislative counsels digest AB 2188, Quirk. Discrimination in employment: use of cannabis. Existing law, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, protects and safeguards the right and opportunity...
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Washington Law

AN ACT Relating to the employment of individuals who lawfully consume cannabis; adding new sections to chapter 49.44 RCW; and providing an effective date. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 49.44 RCW to read as follows: The legislature finds that the legalization...
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Washington & California Laws Regarding Urine Testing

Recently Washington joined California with state legislation governing urine testing for marijuana (THC the metabolite that shows on a drug test). California enacts their law January 2024 prohibiting urine testing for THC for pre-employment and random testing. Washington, starting January 2024, chose to only ban THC in urine testing for pre-employment. This is...
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Electronic Chain of Custodies & Online Scheduling

Minert clients have various ways to track donor specimens online as they are collected by the collector, analyzed at the laboratory, and reported by the Medical Review Officer. This process is sometimes referred to as an electronic chain of custody form (ECCF). The ECCF's main purpose is for an electronic chain to be generated at...
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