KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
ALL CANNABIS AND HEMP WORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES ARE GIVEN UNWAIVABLE RIGHTS
Your Right to Take Care of Yourself & Your Family
Your rights to Sick and Safe Leave, Family, Pregnancy and other Leaves, Workers’ Compensation when injured on the job, and Disability when unable to work
Your Right to Be Safe at Work
Your rights to a safe workplace, in the workplace, employer and employee safety responsibilities, how to enforce workplace safety, and workplace safety for undocumented workers.
Your Right to Be Free From Discrimination
Laws that protect workers from discrimination in the workplace, including who is protected and how to file discrimination complaints. How to respond to sexual harassment in the workplace.
Your Right to Get Paid
Your rights to a minimum wage, tips, prevailing wage, overtime, rest breaks and scheduling. What you need to know about termination and unemployment. What to do about wage theft.
Your Right to Organize
How workers can organize together to improve conditions at work through a union or other organization.
* This information sheet is provided as a resource for general education and is not provided for the purpose of giving legal advice of any kind.
Make a Change
CWC gives workers a powerful voice through policy advocacy, leadership development, and community support. We host monthly Know Your Rights workshops that educate cananbis workers on their rights while at work.
Membership for workers is free and open to cannabis industry professionals of all kinds, from budtenders and trimmers to accountants and lab analysts.