Compliance Alert! Louisiana Adopts New Law Regulating Use of Criminal History in Hiring Decisions

Compliance Alert! Louisiana Adopts New Law Regulating Use of Criminal History in Hiring Decisions

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New Year, New Employment Laws – Five Changes in Employment Law to be Aware of for 2021

New Year, New Employment Laws – Five Changes in Employment Law to be Aware of for 2021

Beginning December 2021, a new federal law – the Fair Chance Act – will prohibit federal contractors nationwide from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal history during the initial stages of the application process. The new restrictions will only apply to positions related to work under the federal contract that subjects the contractor to the Fair Chance Act. The Act was signed into law by President Trump in December of 2019 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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