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Revised Background Screening for Public Schools

On Tuesday, October 22, 2013, the House approved H.R. 2083: Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act. Sponsored by California Representative George Miller, the new bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. ... Full Story >>


CA Governor Signs "Ban the Box" Bill

CA Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 218 into law today, to assist in reducing the barriers to employment for ex-offenders. The new bill requires state and municipal governments to first determine if an applicant is qualified for the... Full Story >>


2012: Another Record Breaking Year for EEOC

The EEOC finished its 2012 fiscal year with record breaking numbers. This includes: 1. $365.4 million through its private sector administrative enforcement; 2. $44.2 million through its litigation program; 3. reduction of pending cases by... Full Story >>