In response to a troubling bill that was introduced in California, S.B. 393, CDIA sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that is hearing the bill. The bill would make it more difficult for employers, non-profits, and landlords in the state to conduct criminal background checks on employees, volunteers, and renters. The unnecessary difficulty… Continue reading CDIA Responds to Calif. Bill That Makes Criminal Background Checks More Difficult
CDIA has written letters to a house committee and a senate committee in Illinois objection to a pair of bills, H.B. 3885 and S.B. 2074, that would prohibit employers’ consideration of arrests, limit conviction reviews to five years, and impose penalties on consumer reporting agencies, and no others.
A bill is being heard tomorrow in the Connecticut Joint Committee on the Judiciary that would require Connecticut employers to adhere the EEOC guidance on the use of criminal history information. CDIA opposes this bill. If the bill passes, Connecticut employers, unlike employers in most other states, would be required to comply with EEOC guidance that does not have… Continue reading CDIA Opposes a Bill in Connecticut That Would Limit Employment Screening