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.
TikTok countdown? White House requires removal of popular app from federal IT
The TikTok countdown has begun. On February 28, the White House issued a memorandum requiring federal employees to remove the TikTok application from any government device within 30 days. This memo, which […]
A first – class action suit filed over alleged AI tool discrimination when hiring
The first of what is expected to be many lawsuits over an employer’s use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools when hiring was filed February 21, 2023. As noted in past […]
Reevaluating your workplace Drug Testing policy
Excerpted from a Forbes Article by Clarissa Windham-Bradstock As if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t enough to deal with, drug overdoses are ramping up, and yes, this recent trend has the […]