Tag Archives: California

How to consider sex offender registry records in California (Updated)

For California employers concerned about hiring sex offenders, there are a few important points to keep in mind. An employer has a duty to keep the workplace free of sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination under state law. Under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), an employer …

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Expungement of Criminal Convictions – California Style

Some states allow a defendant convicted of a crime to apply for a court order limiting public access to the conviction record or to restore rights and remove disabilities caused by the conviction. This type of order is commonly referred to as an expungement; however, the qualifications for obtaining an …

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Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act

Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) gives California residents more control over their personal information that businesses collect about them. The CCPA took effect on January 1, 2020, and final regulations for the statute were approved on August 14, 2020. Enforcement of the CCPA by the California Office …

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Employers and the CCPA

Employers and the CCPA

Unless a California employer has been hiding under a rock, chances are that the company is aware of the impending California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Signed into law in June 2018 as a quickly-enacted compromise to prevent an even stricter initiative from appearing on the ballot, the CCPA is the …

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How to consider sex offender registry records in California

How to consider sex offender registry records in California

For California employers concerned about hiring sex offenders, there are a few important points to keep in mind. An employer has a duty to keep the workplace free of sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination under state law. Under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), an employer …

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The challenges of employment applications for multi-state employers

The challenges of employment applications for multi-state employers

One of the hottest trends in employment in recent years has been the passage of “ban-the-box” and salary inquiry prohibitions in states and cities across the country. Limitations on salary inquiry have popped up in recent years as part of the legislative fight against wage discrimination and the gender pay …

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