Careful, California’s Made Considerable Changes to the Hiring Process

Mar 8 2018 - Hiring - HRWatchdog

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Recruiting, interviewing and hiring new employees involve significant legal risks if not handled properly. In fact, California has stricter protections for job applicants than federal laws do — even more so since January 1, 2018.

Are you certain you know what you can ask in an interview and what personal information you can request? No business wants to open itself to a costly discrimination lawsuit.

“California employers should be aware of recent changes to their hiring practices in 2018,” says Erika Frank, webinar co-presenter and CalChamber executive vice president of legal affairs. “For example, asking about an applicant’s prior salary is a thing of the past.”

Join our employment law experts online on March 29 to learn correct steps to take in the hiring process:

  • Lawful pre-employment inquiries
  • California’s new ban-the-box law and similar local ordinances
  • New California ban on requesting prior salary history
  • Form I-9 compliance and California’s new law concerning Form I-9 inspections
  • Interview tips and best practices
  • Required pamphlets and notices for new hires

Live Webinar: Hiring Steps You Don’t Want to Regret

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT

Cost: $199.00 ($159.20 for CalChamber Preferred and Executive members)

Register online or call Customer Service at (800) 331-8877.

This webinar is optimized for viewing on mobile devices, and it is approved for 1.5 HRCI recertification, SHRM professional development and MCLE credit hours. Your webinar purchase includes a recorded version that’s available after the live event.

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