Posts Tagged ‘ban the box’

Local Ordinance Updates Are Coming on October 1

This October, employers who have employees in the City of Berkeley or the City of San Francisco will have updated local ordinances to follow as well as making sure to have the most up-to-date notices posted in their workplaces. Berkeley Minimum Wage Increase On October 1, 2018, Berkeley’s minimum wage rate will increase from the […]

24 Sep 18 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

“Ban-the-Box,” Baby Bonding Regulations Moving Forward

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) is currently considering amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to address two fairly recent laws — the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the statewide ban-the-box law — both of which became effective on January 1, 2018. Baby Bonding Integration The draft regulations integrate […]

24 Aug 18 - Hiring, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Capitol News Report Explains Three Significant New Employment Laws for 2018

CalChamber Capitol News Report highlights three important new laws that employers need to be aware of in 2018: parental leave for small employers, restrictions on salary history questions and the ban-the-box-law. In the video, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank recaps the significant changes employers will see in their hiring and leave practices […]

30 Nov 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Los Angeles Provides Rules on its Ban the Box Ordinance

As we have reported in the past, the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance is now effective in the City of Los Angeles. This ordinance, often referred to as a “ban the box” ordinance, effectively eliminates the commonly used criminal history check box found on many employment applications. The City of Los Angeles has now […]

3 Feb 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Ban-the-Box Ordinance Affects Background Checks in Los Angeles

The City of Los Angeles has passed the “Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box)”, a new ordinance that limits the use of criminal history information by Los Angeles employers and also imposes a new poster requirement. The ordinance will become effective on January 22, 2017 (31 days after the ordinance was published). However, there […]

20 Dec 16 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »