Legislation Committee – November 04 2019
Legislation Committee Meeting (updated)
11/04/19, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Legislation Committee will meet to review and discuss the following:
Board Bill Number 120
Introduced by Ald. Muhammad
An ordinance prohibiting employers in the City of St. Louis from basing job hiring or promotion decisions on an applicant’s criminal history, unless the employer can demonstrate its relevance to the employment related decision, or where employers are required to exclude applicants with certain criminal convictions due to local, state, or federal law or regulation; and prohibiting employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal history until after it has been determined that the job applicant is otherwise qualified for the job position, or the job applicant is a part of the final pool of candidates from which the job position will be filled and all of the applicants in the pool are asked. (added Friday, November 1, 2019)
The Legislation Committee will meet to discuss the Equity Indicators Baseline Report from a policy perspective. Cristina Garmendia will present and be available for questions. Ms. Garmendia was the Equity Indicators Project Manager for the City of St. Louis.
Event published: Oct 16, 2019 1:35 PM
Last updated: Nov 1, 2019 3:41 PM
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