Workplace Security: California
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman
- California has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. See Trade Secrets.
- California is one of several states that define certain computer-related offenses as behavior that constitutes trespassing. See Computer Misuse and Trespass.
- California is a May Issue state, although other laws also impact carrying concealed weapons in the state. See Guns and Weapons in the Workplace.
- The state requires all employers under Cal/OSHA to create and maintain emergency action and fire prevention plans. See Emergency Action Plan; Fire Prevention Plan.