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Press Release: State Senator Lena Gonzalez Introduces Groundbreaking Legislation to Prevent Bias in Hiring, Level the Field for Qualified Applicants from All Backgrounds

Bill establishes standards and authorization to use hiring assessment technologies that proactively remove bias, give employers needed certainty for pursuing alternatives to traditional screening methods that are often biased  LONG BEACH, Calif. – Today, California Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) was joined by several community organizations and social justice advocates at Centro CHA in Long … Read more >

Press Release: Groundbreaking Fair Hiring Resolution Led by Asm. Jones-Sawyer & Sen. Lena Gonzalez Passes State Assembly Unanimously on Final Night of Session

Measure recognizes ongoing disparities in hiring and the potential of AI and algorithm-based technologies to help companies reach more diverse talent pools while more effectively and objectively finding best candidates SACRAMENTO – In a major step forward to give all California job applicants a fair chance, this morning the California Assembly passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution … Read more >