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New California Laws – 2018

California
We are writing to bring you up to date regarding key California employment laws that take effect in the upcoming year. What follows is a description of newly approved California laws, effective January 1, 2018, at least some of which may impact your company directly if you have employees in the Golden State.… Continue reading this entry

Is Your Background Check Too Broad? New D.C. Law Bans Requests for or Use of Credit Information

Background
Credit information is often one component of a comprehensive employment background check. As we have previously reported, employers utilizing background checks performed by a credit reporting agency are subject to a number of notice, consent, and other requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).   A new D.C. law goes even further than the FCRA, … Continue reading this entry