Celesq® Programs

Update on Employer Obligations Under the NYC Fair Chance Act

Upcoming
Program Number
31272
Program Date
2021-10-29

This presentation will explain the requirements imposed by the New York City Fair Chance Act. That law generally prohibits employers from making inquiries about an applicant’s criminal conviction record until after the employer has extended a conditional offer of employment. But the law was expanded effective July 29, 2021. Among other things, it is now clear that employers cannot discriminate against current employees who are convicted during employment or who have pending arrests. Employers as well as temporary help companies and consumer reporting agencies that conduct background checks now need to comply with a host of specific directives and notice requirements. Since there are very real consequences from non-compliance, as will be explained during this presentation, it is imperative for all covered entities and persons to become familiar with the requirements as a first step in instituting a program to ensure compliance and avoid or minimize legal claims. 

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Criminal Law & Procedure
  • Criminal Practice & Procedure
  • Discrimination Law
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Regulatory and Administrative Law