Don’t Like Unions, Make a Fake One Up! – California Cannabis Companies Create Fake Unions to Cut Labor Costs

Under California law, marijuana businesses must enter into a labor peace agreement with a legitimate and “bona fide” labor organization to obtain a state license. However, critics argue that some cannabis businesses nationwide are circumventing worker-friendly marijuana legalization laws and pursuing labor cost savings by signing agreements with so-called “labor organizations” that lack significant membership and display no intention to organize workers.