Legislative Update: California Passes State Wide Ban-the-Box Law

October 17, 2017


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On October 14, 2017, the State of California signed into law a state-wide “Ban-the-Box” of conviction history within employment applications. This law restricts employers on how and when they may consider the conviction history of job applicants during the hiring process. The law takes effect on January 1, 2018, so now would be the time for all California employers to review their policies and procedures for compliance. Please read the attached article here      


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Scott Burroughs

Written by Scott Burroughs

Scott maintains Validity's knowledge base of all federal, state and regulatory compliance requirements. He is also responsible for the important legislative and regulatory updates that you receive from Validity Screening Solutions. Certification: FCRA Advanced Certification

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