California Proposes Revisions to Regulations for Criminal Background Checks

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn In December 2022, the California Civil Rights Department (CRD) issued proposed revisions to regulations that govern the use and consideration of the criminal history of job applicants by employers conducting criminal background checks for employment decisions under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). The draft revisions from…

California Bill Regarding Background Checks Vetoed by Governor Newsom

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 29, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed Senate Bill 1262 (SB 1262), legislation that would have changed superior court rules and may have provided “a more convenient process for companies conducting commercial background checks,” according to a veto message from Governor Newsom.  Introduced by California State…