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FEHA and National Origin Discrimination On May 17, 2018, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the California Fair Employment and Housing Council’s new amendments to the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Act regarding national origin discrimination and employment. The new amendments: Clarify the definitions of national origin and national origin groups. Clarify permissible and…

San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance Form Due April 30, 2018 On April 5, 2018, the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards (OLSE) held a webinar detailing how to complete the 2017 Employer Annual Reporting Form under the city’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO). Employers covered by the HCSO are required to submit this form by April 30, 2018 or…

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…

By Annalee Fay, PHR, Senior Hotline Advisor, ThinkHR Corporation Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the City of San Francisco is showing workers in the City some love.  Beginning February 14, 2014, a new amendment to San Francisco’s Family-Friendly Workplace Ordinance (FFWO) becomes effective.  This law requires employers with employees working within the boundaries of…