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Quarterly Legislative Update: Rental Housing and Employment

As we’re well into 2017, quite a few legislative changes have developed since January. With passed and potential bills affecting the multifamily industry and employment on a nationwide and state level, check  below to see if you’re affected.

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California Further Limits Use of Criminal Background Information

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (“FEHC”) has released new regulations that would greatly affect California employers. Parts of the FEHC’s new regulations differ from current Federal regulations (like the consideration of marijuana convictions). The following guidance has been released from Anthony J. Oncidi and Jeremy M. Mittman at Proskauer Rose LLP:

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2017 Ban the Box Legislation

From enforcing “Ban the Box” regulations on Los Angeles employers to potentially prohibiting Texan counties and cities from enacting “Ban the Box” legislation, passed and proposed legislation has, for the most part, favored the movement. While the federal Fair Chance Act has been halted since it was proposed in 2015, many states, cities, and counties have enacted their own “Ban the Box” legislation this year.

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