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San Francisco Mayor Signs Ordinance To “Ban The Box” On Employment Applications

On February 14, 2014, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee signed San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance, which “bans the box” on employment applications and restricts private employers’ ability to use criminal history...more

3/3/2014 - Ban the Box Employment Application Job Applicants

San Francisco Passes Fair Chance Ordinance Restricting Employers’ Ability to Use Criminal History Information

San Francisco has “banned-the-box” on employment applications and has added other restrictions on private employers’ ability to obtain and use criminal history information. The City and County of San Francisco Board of...more

2/25/2014 - Arrest and Conviction Records Ban the Box Criminal Background Checks EEOC Employment Application FCRA Hiring & Firing Human Resources Professionals Posting Requirements

Colorado’s New Credit Background Check Law to Go Into Effect on July 1, 2013

Colorado recently passed a new law regulating an employer’s use of credit background checks for applicants and employees. The new law goes into effect on July 1, 2013....more

5/30/2013 - Background Checks Credit Reports EEOC Hiring & Firing Job Applicants New Legislation

Criminal Background Checks Ordinance Passed in Newark, New Jersey

Recently, the city of Newark, New Jersey passed an ordinance that will impact most employers in Newark. The new ordinance, which will go into effect next month, applies to employers with five or more employees that do...more

10/16/2012 - Criminal Background Checks Hiring & Firing

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