Employers Threatening Undocumented Workers With Deportation, ViolenceSome Bay Area employers are accused of retaliating against employees who are undocumented immigrants. Threats of violence and deportation are on the rise.
CA Insurance Officials: Insurers Must Cover Elective AbortionsHealth insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.
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Some SF Employers To Be Forced To Offer Jobs Before Asking About Criminal HistoryAn ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week.
SF ‘Fair Chance’ Law Would End Criminal Background Check Box On Housing, Job Applications San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.
Supervisor Wants SF Workers Offered Flexible SchedulesA proposal by the chairman of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would allow workers to request flexible working hours from their employers.
Facebook Warns Employers Not To Demand PasswordsFacebook is warning employers not to demand the passwords of job applicants, saying that it’s an invasion of privacy that opens companies to legal liabilities.
San Francisco Employers Pocket Extra Health Care FundsSan Francisco employers are keeping 80 percent or $50 million a year of the money intended to provide employee health care under the city's Healthy San Francisco law, and now there is an effort underway to close the loophole.
California Assembly Bans Using Credit Reports For Most HiringCalifornia lawmakers have voted to block employers from using consumer credit reports when they are deciding whether to hire workers for most jobs.