Compliance, Regulations, Laws - OH MY!
With new laws coming into effect every year, along with changes to existing ones, employers operating in the United States must equip themselves with the necessary information in order to remain compliant.
Illinois Ban the Box – Update
Approximately 77 million Americans, or 1 in 3 adults, have a criminal record. The State of Illinois has made adjustments to their Ban the Box policy, which is in place to help protect those that have a criminal record seeking employment. On March 23, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed The Employee Background Fairness Act (Senate Bill 1480), which replaced The Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA).
Montgomery County, MD Amends Ban-the-Box Legislation
On November 20, 2020, the Montgomery County, Maryland Council approved amendments to its 2014 “ban-the-box” legislation. The original legislation (Bill 36-14) prohibited employers with 15 or more full-time employees in Montgomery County from conducting a criminal background check of a job applicant, or otherwise inquiring about the criminal or arrest history of an applicant, prior to the completion of a first interview.
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