Opinion: Cannabis business owners should negotiate labor peace agreements before signing

Alexa Steinberg

When you apply for a marijuana business license in California, one of the many documents you must sign is a sworn statement that your business will enter into a labor peace agreement, or LPA.

Almost every licensed cannabis entrepreneur will eventually have to sign an LPA, which is a preliminary contract between your business and a labor union.

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However, many in the industry sign an LPA without even reading it or understanding what it means for their business – let alone speaking with a lawyer about it.

This is a mistake.

When you sign an LPA, your business will have to live with its terms for years to come.

Even though an LPA is often required by law, it is not a standard form.

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Some of its terms are negotiable and absolutely should be negotiated like any other contract.

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