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February 6, 2023

The Bar Has Been Lowered – Congress Further Relaxes Hiring Restrictions for Banking Personnel with Criminal Histories

The FY 2023 National Defense Authorization Act loosens restrictions on hiring those with criminal records at FDIC-member banks and NCUA-insured credit unions.

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February 1, 2023

Gainesville First City in Florida to Pass Fair Chance Hiring Law Restricting Private Employers’ Use of Criminal History

Effective December 15, 2022, the city of Gainesville became the first jurisdiction in Florida to restrict the use of pre-employment inquiries into an applicant’s criminal history.

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January 17, 2023

Reports About the Wholesale Demise of Claims Against Employers Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) are Premature

The continued filing of lawsuits against employers under the FCRA underscores the need for in-house counsel, Human Resources, and Talent Acquisition to comply with the statute, especially the “pre-adverse action” notice requirement.

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January 5, 2023

Upcoming Changes in California’s Law Regarding Criminal Background Checks

California’s Civil Rights Council has issued draft revisions to FEHA regulations governing an employer’s use and consideration of a job applicant’s criminal history in making employment decisions.

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December 30, 2022

Implementation of Connecticut’s Clean Slate Law Set to Begin January 1, 2023

Earlier this month, Governor Ned Lamont announced the long-awaited implementation of the state’s so-called “Clean Slate Act” – sort of.

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November 10, 2022

Atlanta Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance to Include Protections for Gender Expression and Criminal Histories

The City Council of Atlanta, Georgia recently passed an ordinance that amends its existing anti-discrimination law to include protection on the basis of “criminal history status” as well as “gender expression.”

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November 2, 2022

Employment Law Update 2023: New Compliance Obligations for the New Year

2022 is coming to a close, and the new year will be here before we know it. Which new employment laws will take effect on January 1, 2023?

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October 6, 2022

Governor’s Veto Will Likely Result in Continued Delayed or Non-Performable Background Checks in California

A May 2021 court decision in California caused significant background check delays in some California county courts and left background check companies unable to report some criminal record search results at all. A bill to remedy this delay was vetoed.

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October 5, 2022

No Rest for California Employers in 2022! Here are the Latest Employment Laws in the Golden State

California state and local governmental bodies—our state legislature, and counties and cities—were active again this year in their efforts to regulate the workplace.

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June 23, 2022

July is the New January – New State Laws Do Not Take the Summer Off

It used to be that employers had the luxury of waiting until January 1 to be vigilant for new employment laws and compliance challenges. For the past several years, we have reported on employment and labor laws taking effect mid-year.

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