I have been part of a coalition that has been working with a staff member for a California State Senator on legislation that will greatly improve California’s post-conviction laws. While the bill is not everything I hoped for, it is ... Continue reading
A client asked the following question: How long does a criminal conviction in a California court stay on my record when an employer in Arizona hires a background check company in Arizona to provide a report? Short answer is forever. ... Continue reading
In this day and age, when technology infiltrates almost every aspect of day-to-day life, internet searches on a potential employee, roommate, even blind date are the norm. Unfortunately, for some people, the likelihood that someone will use an Internet search engine to research them can be a source of great anxiety.
7,000 people have RecordClearing.org in hopes of helping provide information and encouragement to lawmakers who are interested in passing effective laws. Â The story of a member in Pennsylvania was featured in an article distributed in Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
A criminal record is a substantial barrier to a person finding employment, according to a 2010 poll by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).Â Â A combined 92 percent of the respondents used criminal background checks during the hiring process. ... Continue reading