Tag: Criminal history

alChamber’s 2024 Employment Law Updates Webinar!
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Register Now for CalChamber’s 2024 Employment Law Updates Webinar!

Last year, the California Legislature sent 1,046 bills to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. Of the 890 bills he signed, many affect California employers — and CalChamber’s annual…

2024 California Employment Law Updates Seminars, Webinars
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2024 California Employment Law Updates Seminars, Webinars

Register now for CalChamber’s 2024 Employment Law Updates seminars and webinars before they sell out! California Governor Gavin Newsom signed numerous employment-related legislation in 2023,…

Revised California Criminal History Regulations Start October 1
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Revised California Criminal History Regulations Start October 1

In July 2023, the California Civil Rights Department (CRD) approved revised regulations relating to the use of criminal history in employment decisions under California’s Fair…

California’s Revised Criminal History Regulations Approved
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California’s Revised Criminal History Regulations Approved

As the rulemaking body for the California Civil Rights Department (CRD), the California Civil Rights Council (CRC) has been working for several months on revised…

Podcast: Update on Harmful Proposals as Legislature Heads for Summer Break
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Podcast: Update on Harmful Proposals as Legislature Heads for Summer Break

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Helpline manager and employment law counsel Matthew Roberts and Chris Micheli, of Aprea & Micheli, give an…

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Five 2023 Legislative Proposals Negatively Impacting California Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five troubling employment law legislative…

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New Priorities in EEOC’s Proposed Five-Year Strategic Enforcement Plan

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which enforces federal anti-discrimination laws in the workplace, has released a proposed strategic enforcement plan for fiscal years…

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Applicant’s Criminal History Off Limits Until After Making Job Offer

We want to protect our company and staff from criminals. Can we ask applicants if they have a felony conviction in our application or during…

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Applicant with Criminal History? Follow Process Before Revoking Offer

We ran a criminal background check on a prospective new employee and the check revealed some criminal history. Can we choose to revoke the job…

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Employers Take Note: Increased Enforcement of California’s Fair Chance Act

On October 20, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced a new effort to identify and correct violations of California’s Fair Chance Act in…