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  • Legal Alert: The time has come for private employers in the state of New York to implement the Fair Chance Act (FCA) or more affectionately known as “Ban the box”.
  • Tip of the Month: 4 Mistakes You Are Making When Screening Employees Instantly.
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From the Editor's Desk

In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter we discuss how employers are dealing with a new issue that affects both their ability to hire qualified applicants and maintain a discrimination free hiring process.

As of October 27, 2015, employers in New York may no longer inquire about an applicant’s previous criminal history on the employment application.

Finally, our tip of the month focuses on 4 mistakes employers make when screening employees instantly.

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Cody Farzad,
Vice President/Editor

By Khodadawd "Cody" J. Farzad

The time has come for private employers in the state of New York to implement the Fair Chance Act (FCA) or more affectionately known as “Ban the box”. Read More

By Khodadawd "Cody" J. Farzad

Trying to save money by performing an instant criminal database search.There is no such thing as an “instant” search, Read More

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