Posts Tagged ‘DFEH’

New Criminal Background Checks Regulations Withdrawn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 »

Agency Issues Clarification for Sexual Harassment Training Deadline

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) discussing the new sexual harassment prevention training requirements that will have an impact on virtually every business in the state and all those businesses’ employees and supervisors. In the FAQs, the DFEH clarified that the law requires that all employees be […]

18 Dec 18 - Harassment, Training - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Another Successful CalChamber HR Symposium!

CalChamber hosted its second annual HR Symposium to a sold-out crowd in San Francisco, California on November 2, 2018. The day’s keynote speaker was Kevin Kish, the Director of the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). Kish provided valuable insight into the DFEH’s role in regulating and enforcing the state laws that protect Californians […]

7 Nov 18 - Labor Relations - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

DFEH, Muslim Woman Settle Religious Discrimination Case With San Diego Fast Food Restaurant

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) reached a settlement in a religious discrimination case with a San Diego-based fast food restaurant, where a job applicant was denied employment because of her religious dress practice. A Muslim woman claimed that when she asked if she could wear a headscarf and skirt as part […]

13 Sep 18 - Discrimination - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber HR Symposium in San Francisco to Feature DFEH Director

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) leads the charge in regulating and enforcing the state laws to protect Californians from unlawful discrimination in employment. The 2018 CalChamber HR Symposium is your rare opportunity to hear from the DFEH director, Kevin Kish, regarding trends and enforcement priorities, upcoming regulations and updates on new legislation. […]

31 Jul 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »