Tag: Application

Question: Can you tell me the reason we need to keep the original employment application in the personnel file? Answer: There is no law requiring an employer to keep the employment application on file. Employers that do keep the employment application on file most likely do so because it is a signed document completed by…

Question: Is there a new law in California that restricts an employer’s ability to ask about felony convictions? If so, should we revise our employment application? Answer: California Labor Code § 432.7 already prohibited public and private employers from asking an applicant for employment to disclose information concerning the following: An arrest or detention that…