Posts Tagged ‘ban the box’

New Criminal Background Checks Regulations Withdrawn

Sometimes the California legislative and rulemaking processes feel like the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day,” where the same day repeats over and over again. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Council’s (FEHC) efforts to adopt regulations concerning criminal history checks is one good example. Back in 2016, the FEHC proposed its first round of […]

12 Mar 19 - Hiring - Erika Frank - No CommentsRead More »

Status of NPLA, ‘Ban-the-Box’ Regulations

As previously reported, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) has been working on amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to address two laws that went into effect on January 1, 2018 — the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the statewide ban-the-box law. The FEHC held a meeting on October […]

23 Oct 18 - Hiring, Time Off - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

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 - HRWatchdog - 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 »