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(CBS)

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.

01/28/2014

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Wants SF Workers Offered Flexible Schedules

A proposal by the chairman of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would allow workers to request flexible working hours from their employers.

06/11/2013

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Facebook Warns Employers Not To Demand Passwords

Facebook 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.

03/23/2012

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Tech Report: Can Companies Or Colleges Demand Access To Facebook Profiles?

Some colleges, and even a few employers, have recently insisted on taking a peak at the Facebook pages of applicants, policies Facebook officials said violate the sites terms of use.

03/08/2012

(AP)

San Francisco Employers Pocket Extra Health Care Funds

San 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/14/2011

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California Assembly Bans Using Credit Reports For Most Hiring

California lawmakers have voted to block employers from using consumer credit reports when they are deciding whether to hire workers for most jobs.

CBS San Francisco–05/19/2011