Texas to create new reporting and screening requirements for foster care workers
Excerpted from a Texas Tribune article by Sneha Dey A pair of bills that would prevent caretakers at foster care facilities from perpetuating abuse against children are making their way […]
California seeks to ban most criminal background checks
Excerpted from a Baker McKenzie Blog by Michael Brewer, Benjamin Ho, Goli Rahimi, Zachary Reeves and Robin Samuel California legislators met on April 11 to discuss a proposed overhaul of employment-related criminal background checks. In essence, the proposed law will all but ban employment-related criminal background checks, except for positions for which such checks are authorized or required by statute.
Legal tender, not chicken tenders!
Excerpted from a Shawe Rosenthal LLP Blog by Fiona Ong No, you may not pay your workers in chicken sandwiches or, really, in anything other than money. That was the […]
Washington State Senate passes bill banning hiring discrimination for pot use
Excerpted from a High Times article by A. J. Herrington The Washington Senate this week approved a bill that would protect cannabis users from pre-employment job discrimination. The measure, Senate […]