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16 Nov

November 2021: California Releases Fair Chance Toolkit

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Update Applicable to:

All employers in California.

What happened?

On October 20, 2021, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced new efforts to identify and correct violations of the Fair Chance Act. 

What are the details?

On October 22, 2022, the DFEH released a new Fair Chance Toolkit that includes sample forms and guides that will assist employers with compliance with the Fair Chance Act.

For more information, please see the links below:

DFEH Press Release

Fair Chance Toolkit


What do employers need to do?

Employers should review the toolkit and other information provided by the DFEH as well as their current hiring policies to comply with the law.