California’s New Background Check Regulations: 10 Frequently Asked Questions

New regulations in California will expand the state’s Fair Chance Act, requiring employers to conduct a more in-depth analysis using new evaluation factors before making adverse employment decisions based on criminal conviction history. In addition, damages for failure to consider the new criminal evaluation factors include things like back pay, front pay, and hiring or reinstatement. The new regulations took effect October 1.

 

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