Amendments to FEHA regulations impose new requirements
Published on Tue, 03/15/2016 - 9:05am
New regulations for the Fair Employment and Housing Act are set to take effect April 1, 2016. Many of the provisions merely restate changes that are already in effect. But these regulations also provide some additional specificity to certain FEHA provisions and include some new obligations. We look at some of the more significant amendments and the requirements they impose on employer policies and their distribution.
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