Input Sought On Two Sets of Proposed Regulations: Use of Criminal Background Information and Transgender Issues

The California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) is currently considering two different sets of proposed regulations.

  • The FEHC is proposing regulations related to the use of criminal history information in employment decisions that impose new burdens on employers.
  • The FEHC also is proposing regulations to specifically address protections for transgender persons, including restroom-related protections.

The Council has made further modifications to both sets of proposed regulations and is seeking additional public comments.

Visit the Council’s website for more information, including the text of the proposed criminal background regulations and the text of the proposed regulations regarding transgender identity and expression.

Comment Period:

Written comments on the criminal history and transgender regulations can be submitted until 5 p.m on September 23, 2016.

Comments may be submitted by e-mail to and

Written comments can also be mailed to:
Fair Employment and Housing Council
c/o Brian Sperber, Legislative & Regulatory Counsel
Department of Fair Employment and Housing
320 West 4th Street, 10th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90013

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