A Look Inside California’s New Criminal Background Anti-Discrimination Measure: The Fair Chance Act – Part 3 In a previous article, we promised to provide a detailed look into the meaning and provisions of California’s Fair Chance Act. In this article about California’s New Criminal Background Anti-Discrimination Measure, we’re following through on some of those promises. […]
California’s Fair Chance Act – Part 2: Restrictions and Obligations With the passage of the Fair Chance Act (formerly known as Assembly Bill 1008), California added a new paragraph to an already growing book of laws governing employment practices in the state. While previous California laws, regulations, and local ordinances have addressed some or all […]
California’s Fair Chance Act – Part 1: Ban the Box Section 12952(a)(1) of the California Government Code’s chapter prohibiting discrimination contains what is known as the Ban the Box law. Named after the familiar yes/no style box found on many job application forms, this provision is perhaps one of the simplest of the multi-faceted Fair […]
How California’s Fair Chance Act Affects Your Hiring Practices California employers, does your job application form ask prospects if they have been arrested or convicted of a crime? If so, it may be you who is breaking the law. A new law took effect on January 1, 2018, that prohibits employers from asking about or […]
With the passage of AB1008, California adopts “Ban the Box” effective on January 1, 2018. Employers will only be allowed to seek criminal records from the applicant or a Consumer Reporting Agency after a conditional offer of employment has been made.
One of the more interesting topics that is emerging daily in discussions with my diverse client group revolves around drug testing for marijuana as a part of a comprehensive approach to achieving and maintaining a drug free workplace. Historically speaking, the vast majority of drug screens used for employment purposes have always tested for marijuana. […]
Please be advised E-Verify may not be accessible in the event of a government shutdown which could occur at the end of this week if a funding bill is not passed by Congress. In the event of a government shutdown, employers are reminded that they must continue to complete Form I-9’s in compliance with the […]
Does your jurisdiction prohibit salary history inquiries during the hiring process? The list of jurisdictions is growing every day. The state of Massachusetts, Philadelphia, and New York City all have active or pending legislation restricting the practice of obtaining salary histories. You can bet that the list will grow!
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What 3 questions do you need to ask yourself right now? 1. Is it time to review your tenant screening program for compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act? Know the FCRA. A good screening company can help you with this. 2. Does your screening partner know the law? A good screening company can help you […]