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New Law in Arizona: Reduced Liability for Employers Hiring Ex-Offenders

July 20, 2018

Via: HR Hero

A new Arizona law taking effect August 3 provides a broad exemption from negligent hiring claims for employers that hire workers who have criminal convictions.

House Bill 2311, which applies to both employees and independent contractors, means that in cases in which a negligent hiring claim is based on more than just the past conviction, evidence of the conviction will be prevented from being introduced in the case.

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