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California Statewide Ban-the-Box Law Signed By Governor

Oct 17, 2017

On October 14, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1008, which will add a section to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) containing new state-wide restrictions on an employer’s ability to make pre-hire and personnel decisions based on an individual’s criminal history, including a significant and far reaching “ban-the-box” component.1  AB 1008 is effective on January 1, 2018. (Read More)

Article By: By Rod Fliegel and Allen Lohse - Littler Publications

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