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DFEH Updates Required Harassment Prevention Pamphlet; Issues Guidance

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced an update to the required sexual harassment prevention brochure for California employers detailing California’s legal protections against sexual harassment. Under Government Code section 12950(b), all employers must provide information to their employees that, at a minimum,...

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New Regulations Further Limit Use of Criminal History for Employment Decisions

Effective July 1, 2017, new regulations will further limit employers’ ability to consider criminal history when making employment decisions. On March 27, 2017, the Office of Administrative Law approved the Fair Employment Housing Counsel’s new regulations clarifying existing limitations on criminal background checks and, in large part,...

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