Upcoming Changes in California’s Law Regarding Criminal Background Checks

In December, the Civil Rights Council of the California Civil Rights Department released draft revisions to the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations that govern employers’ use and consideration of criminal history in employment decisions. The changes involve the prohibition of consideration of criminal history prior to a conditional offer of employment, denying an applicant employment because of the conviction history, and the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.

 

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