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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5913

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1791

   

Referred to Committee on Labor and Public Employees

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. CANDELARIA, 95th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSITIONING FROM TEMPORARY TO PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to prevent an employer from discriminating against an employee in hiring decisions as a result of the employee's criminal or credit history provided such employee had worked for the employer as a temporary employee for a period of one or more years.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent hiring discrimination for employees transitioning from temporary employment to permanent employment.