Los Angeles Unified School District to Streamline Volunteer Process

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)—California’s largest public school district and the second largest publi...

California Adds New Employment Laws Related to the #MeToo Movement

In the past year, the #MeToo movement has exposed countless famous and well-regarded men as sexual harassers or abusers....

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California Supreme Court Ruling Reinforces the Importance of Consent in Background Checks

A recent state Supreme Court ruling in California has reinforced the importance of consent for employment-related backgr...

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California’s Private Employer Ban the Box Policy Takes Effect

As the most populous state in the country, California is now the largest jurisdiction to implement ban the box policies ...

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California Bans the Box and More

Under new Section 12952 of the Government Code, it is unlawful for employers with five or more employees to do any of th...

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California Bans Employers from Asking about Salary History

On October 12, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 168 which prohibits California employers from asking job ...

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September 2017 compliance update

(Federal) Senate Bill 842, regarding Ban-the-Box This bill prohibits Federal agencies and Federal contractors from reque...

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University of California System Bans the Box for Prospective Employees

The ban the box movement has come to the University of California educational system. Per a report in The Daily Californ...

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The California Fair Employment & Housing Council’s New Regulations Restrict Employers’ Use of Criminal History in Employment Decisions

The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) released their finalized new regulations regarding considerati...

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California Restricts Employers from Using Juvenile Records for Employment Decisions

On September 26, 2016, the state of California passed Assembly Bill 1843 that amended the Labor Code by prohibiting empl...

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