Posts Tagged ‘FEHC’

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Transgender Regulations On the Move

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2016 to state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related protections. The amended regulations now go to the state Office of Administrative Law for approval. If approved, the likely effective date is July 1, 2017. The […]

19 Apr 17 - Discrimination, Uncategorized, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Criminal Background Regulations Coming July 1

Today, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved new regulations relating to the use of criminal background information in employment decisions. These regulations will be filed with the Secretary of State’s office and are effective on July 1, 2017. Employers will have additional burdens under the new regulations. As previously reported, the California Fair […]

27 Mar 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

California Proposes Regulations on Use of Criminal History in Employment Decisions

The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) recently issued proposed regulations related to the use of criminal history information in employment decisions. In part, the proposed amendments recap existing state laws that prohibit employers from utilizing certain criminal background information in hiring, promotion, training, discipline, termination or other employment decisions. For instance, the regulations […]

23 Feb 16 - Discrimination, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »