It looks like the back-and-forth about how much employee information will be covered under the California Consumer Privacy Act, CCPA, is likely resolved, at least for now.  The California legislature recently passed AB 25, which excludes most employment information from the CCPA.  If signed by Governor Newsom, it will specifically exclude information collected by

I’ve written plenty about the complexities of the interactive process and accommodating disabled workers (such as here and here and here and here). Not all your employees need to understand those complexities. But everyone in an organization who receives employment applications or inquiries needs to understand that the obligation to accommodate extends to applicants

Back in the 1970s, our state legislature enacted a law to require “destruction” by “permanent obliteration” of records of minor marijuana convictions that were more than two years old.  So while California employers are generally allowed to ask job applicants about criminal convictions, there’s an exception for certain minor marijuana offenses.

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