Employment Law Change in August – Job Applications
Update your Job Applications – State employment law going into effect August 8th, 2023.
JOB APPLICATION FAIRNESS ACT: Employers cannot request or require a job applicant to provide information related to age on an initial job application.
- No age
- No birthdate
- No dates of attendance at or graduation from an education institution
NOTE: If you tell them they can redact age-identifiers, you can ask for certifications, transcripts, etc.
You may request verification of age requirements if they are directly related to:
- Occupational qualification pertaining to public or occupational safety
- Federal law/regulation
- State/local law/regulation
NOTE: These requests may not require disclosure of specific age, DOB, or dates of attendance or date of graduation from educational institution on an initial job application.