Posts tagged with ‘Criminal History’

  • California Becomes Latest State to “Ban the Box”

    By XobeeAdmin on October 18, 2017
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    Forget about asking job applicants to disclose their criminal history. In fact, don’t even put those questions on a job application. Simply having a question about an applicant’s conviction history on a job application, or considering an applicant’s conviction history before a conditional offer of employment is made, will now expose California employers to lawsuits and potential liability. This significant […]
  • New California Regulation: Limitation on Employer Consideration of Criminal History

    By XobeeAdmin on May 12, 2017
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    The California Fair Employment and Housing Council approved new regulations that limit employers’ freedom to consider criminal history when screening applicants or making employment-related decisions. The new regulations go into effect on July 1, 2017. Generally When hiring, promoting, training, disciplining or terminating, employers are strictly prohibited from considering: (1) An arrest or detention that did not result in conviction; […]