Jul 10 2017

California Fair Chance Regulations

The Office of Administrative Law recently approved the new regulations proposed by the Fair Employment & Housing Council (FEHC). These regulations introduce additional limitations on the use of criminal history by employers, and also includes steps employers may need to take when making an adverse decision based on an applicant’s criminal history. The new regulations take effect July 1, 2017.

May 09 2017

2017 Washington D.C. Credit Report Restrictions

Washington DC Bill 21-0244 amends the city’s existing “Human Rights Act of 1977” by signing the “Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act of 2016” making it a discriminatory practice to use an applicant’s or employee’s credit information for general employment decisions.

Jan 22 2017

Los Angeles, CA – Ban the Box

The Los Angeles City Council approved Ordinance No. 184652, adding Article 9 to the City’s Municipal Code and creating some of the most extensive ban the box requirements to date. The new law will take effect on January 22, 2017 although penalties and fines will not be enforced prior to July 1, 2017.

Jan 21 2017

2016 Compliance Recap

A look at important laws from 2016 that may have an impact on your background screening process.

Oct 10 2016

VT and CT – Ban the Box

The law applies to employers with one or more employees.