Tag: Background Checks

California Employers: Beware More Stringent Criminal Background Check Requirements

A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling has made already strict background check requirements even more stringent. The court held that the disclosure required under the...

New Criminal Background Regulations Coming July 1

The California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved new regulations this week relating to the use of criminal background information in employment decisions. These regulations...

Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Use of Juvenile Criminal History Information

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week signed AB 1843 which prohibits employers from inquiring into an applicant’s juvenile convictions or using such convictions...

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,...