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Reminder about New Requirements for California Employers When Considering Criminal History in Employment Decisions

What is this about: The California Fair Chance Act requires employers to make a conditional offer of employment before considering an applicant’s criminal history. On October 1, 2023, new regulations by the California Civil Rights Department went into effect regarding how employers can use information about an applicant’s criminal history to rescind a conditional offer. […]

The Significance of Background Screening in SEC’s Proposed Rule for Private Fund Managers

In an ever-evolving financial landscape, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last year proposed a new rule for regulating and monitoring the activities of investment advisors and private fund managers.

The NYC Fair Chance Act and the Timing of the Conditional Offer Requirement

Most are familiar with the two-step process for employment background check reports required by the New York City Fair Chance Act (FCA). The first step is performing searches of all relevant records, excluding all records disclosing criminal history information.

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