On October 14, 2017, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 1008 (the “Fair Chance Act”). The new law puts in place some protections for those individuals with criminal backgrounds seeking employment. The new law will be contained in Section 12952 of the California Government Code. Background. Existing law prohibits an employer, whether a public agency or… Continue Reading
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