Episode #2 Employee Selection & Interviewing – Alan Crivaro and Ban The Box Legislation

Welcome to Our Ban-The-Box Episode!

Workplace Perspective is a regular podcast series for employers and employees focusing on education, training, and the law to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer / employee relationships.

Today’s special guest is criminal defense attorney Alan Crivaro. SAFFIRE LEGAL PC’s founder and principal attorney Teresa McQueen will talk with Mr. Crivaro about California’s latest Ban-The-Box legislation. The episode kicks off with insight into the employee selection and interviewing process as a starting point for a discussion on how the newest Ban-The-Box legislation will impact the employer selection process by prohibiting inquiry into an applicant’s criminal conviction history until after a conditional offer of employment has been made and ends by sharing with our listeners our top five etiquette tips for successful interviewing.

Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

California AB1008 – Criminal Conviction History

Department of Fair Employment & Housing – What Can An Employer Ask?

California Code of Regulations Section 11017 – Employee Selection

Interview Etiquette Tips 

Additional Materials:

Orange County Lawyer Magazine Article: WHEN TO ASK, WHEN TO TELL:
by Teresa A. McQueen and Alan J. Crivaro

Hosted by

Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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